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Watch out, headphone may cost your life


January 17th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Researchers have found a dramatic rise in injuries to people using headphones while walking on the streets and have warned of serious accidents involving pedestrians using ... Read more...

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300,000 teddy bears recalled in US


December 29th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) Around 300,000 teddy bears sold in the US and Canada are being recalled due to risks of children choking, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission announced.The ... Read more...

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Portable Pools pose a drowning risk


June 21st, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Columbus, Ohio, June 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Experts have warned parents that portable swimming pools posses underestimated risk to children. The researchers say about 200 children under the age of 12 years have ... Read more...

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2 million baby monitors recalled


February 12th, 2011 - 1:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced that nearly 2 million Summer Infant video monitors have been recalled after it emerged they could cause strangulation in ... Read more...

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Huge Recall of Baby Video Monitors Linked to Two Deaths


February 12th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Almost two million Summer Infant baby video monitors are being recalled as due to the fact that the product was linked to the deaths of two babies by ... Read more...

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Thousands Of Jogging Strollers With Faulty Hinges Recalled


January 22nd, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After complaints of several faulty jogging strollers hit the headlines, a recall has been issued for the faulty jogging strollers that have gone to cause serious ... Read more...

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Wal-Mart Recalls 2.2 Million Heaters


December 18th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development, retail giant Wal-Mart has decided to recall over 2 million electric heaters following the directive of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. ... Read more...

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Meijer Recalls Touch Point Oscillating Ceramic Heaters After Customer Complaints


November 25th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) They say, prevention is always better than cure and the same policy is applied by American hypermarket chain Meijer. One of America's Largest private companies Meijer ... Read more...

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Fragranced products emit unlisted ‘toxic’ chemicals, shows study


October 31st, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): A new study has shown that widely used fragranced products - including those that claim to be "green" - give off many chemicals that are not listed on ... Read more...

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Dollar Tree Recalled 682,000 Halloween Lanterns


October 28th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dollar Tree Stores have had to recall six hundred and eighty-two thousand Halloween lanterns due to the fact that the bulbs may overheat, and cause the ghost and ... Read more...

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682,000 Halloween lanterns to be recalled because of overheating issues


October 28th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Dollar Tree Stores in conjunction with the Consumer Product Safety Commission in the United States have announced that they are recalling more than 600,000 battery ... Read more...

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Two Million Graco Strollers Recalled Due to Four Infant Deaths


October 20th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a report from the Associated Press the baby product manufacturer “Graco” has recalled around two million baby strollers after reports were released concerning the deaths of ... Read more...

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Baby gear maker Graco issues recall con 2 million strollers


October 20th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), along with Graco Children’s Products Inc., on Wednesday announced a voluntary recall of of about 2 million Graco strollers due ... Read more...

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How To Choose Safe Toys for Your Kids


October 5th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the millions of toys which are on the market today, and the hundreds more which make it to the stores every year, it can be difficult to ... Read more...

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What To Do if You Have a Recalled Product


October 5th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Every year, hundreds of products are recalled by the United States Federal government. Many times, however, even after a recall, these products can be found in second hand ... Read more...

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Millions Of Children Items Recalled By Toy Maker Fisher Price


October 1st, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Toy maker Fisher Price is the latest to join the bandwagon of companies recalling their products with the toy manufacturer recalling 10 million of its items ... Read more...

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CPSC to recall 1.2 million toys distributed with Chuck E. Cheese


September 16th, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Consumer Product Safety Commission has given the orders to recall the 1.2 million toys that were distributed with the Chuck E. Cheese. The CPSC officials ... Read more...

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Chuck E Cheese Recalls Over a Million Toys


September 16th, 2010 - 12:47 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Over 1.2 million toy rings and eyeglasses have been recalled by pizza and game family restaurant “Chuck E Cheese” on Wednesday because there was concerns that the ... Read more...

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Toshiba Recalls Three Laptop Models In Canada And USA


September 4th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Canada, Sep 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development Toshiba one of the reputed laptop makers is recalling almost 41000 laptop models from the market. The recall is being caused ... Read more...

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Lack of regulation in yoga may put you at risk


August 12th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): A lack of regulation in yoga could be putting you at risk, according to reports.Early Show Consumer Correspondent Susan Koeppen has said that while Americans spend nearly ... Read more...

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‘Baby Matters’ Recalls 30,000 ‘Nap Nanny’ Portable Recliners After Infant Dies


July 27th, 2010 - 1:31 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The portable recliners which were manufactured by ‘Baby Matters’ called ‘Nap Nanny’ are supposed to help with getting baby to sleep when the parent cannot always hold them, ... Read more...

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Baby Matters recalls 30,000 portable recliner due to suffocation and fall hazards


July 27th, 2010 - 12:26 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Baby Matters LLC, on Monday issued a voluntary recall of 30,000 Nap Nanny portable baby recliners due ... Read more...

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Sony issues a recall for Vaio laptops


July 1st, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jul 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There has been a mass product recall by Sony for its popular Vaio laptops. The Japanese electronics’ manufacturer and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced ... Read more...

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Sony Laptops Recalled Owing To Overheating Issue


July 1st, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sony, the Japan based electronics giant is in the news one again but this time it is for recall of its well known and popular Vaio ... Read more...

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Sony recalls VAIO laptops due to burn hazard


June 30th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Sony Electronics Inc., along with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, on Wednesday announced a voluntary recall of its VAIO laptop computers due to a burn hazard.The ... Read more...

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Ikea Recalls 3 Million Window Blinds


June 11th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, June 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ikea which happens to be one of the leading retailers of furniture is recalling Roman Window Blinds. Reportedly, the decision to recall 3.4 million window ... Read more...

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IKEA Recalls 3.4 Million Shades


June 11th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
According to U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, IKEA, The Swedish furniture retailer has recalled over 3.36 million window blinds and roll-ups, after a child died and two others nearly ... Read more...

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GE to recall 181,000 washing machines due to fire and shock hazards


June 11th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
GE is all set to recall around 181,000 washing machines, due to fire and shock hazards. The Consumer Product Safety Commission confirmed the news on Thursday.According to reports, there is a faulty ... Read more...

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Recall issued on GE washing machines due to fire and shock hazards


June 11th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation GE Appliances & Lighting, on Thursday announced a voluntary recall of the company's front-load washing machines, due to fire ... Read more...

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McDonald’s offers $3 for recalled Shrek glass


June 9th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) McDonald's has offered to pay premium of up to $3 for the return of the Shrek drinking glasses. An official at McDonald’s said that the recall ... Read more...

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McDonald’ To Refund $3 On Return Of Shrek Glasses


June 9th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
McDonald has begun its return and refund policy from today, which includes a refund of $3 when you return the Shrek glasses bought during the promotion of the latest Shrek movie ... Read more...

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McDonalds Recalls Shrek Glasses, Customers Get Confused


June 5th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 2010 is a year that has seen several product recalls and the trend is not limited to automobiles. A lot of food products and children toys ... Read more...

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McDonald’s recalls ‘Shrek’ glasses


June 4th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) US fast-food giant McDonald's is recalling its 12 million glasses, sold as part of a promotional tie-up with the "Shrek" movie, because they contain toxic metal. The glasses, ... Read more...

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Maytag Recalls 1.7 million Dishwashers For Fire Risk


June 4th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Home appliances giant Whirlpool's Maytag unit has recalled 1.7 million dishwashers yesterday.The cause of the recalling is the fire risk that the dishwashers posed. There ... Read more...

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WARNING: Maytag Recalls 1.7 Million Dishwashers Due To Fire Hazard!


June 3rd, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Those who have a Maytag, Amana, Jenn Air, Admiral, Magic Chef, or Performa dishwasher made by Maytag or Crosley, from Whirlpool should be aware that the United States ... Read more...

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