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Tag Archive | "CPSC"

Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms Due to Risk of Failure to Activate in Presence of Smoke

Kidde has recalled their dual-sensor (photoelectric and ionization) smoke alarms – models PI2010 and PI9010 due to a risk of the device’s failure to activate as it is designed to function in the presence of smoke. A yellow cap left on during the manufacturing process can cover one of the two smoke sensors and compromise […]

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CPSC: Gree Recalls 12 Brands of Dehumidifiers Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards; Over $2 Million in Property Damage Reported

A recall of dehumidifiers of several brand names has been announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. De-humidifier manufacturers have received reports of 165 incidents, including 46 fires and $2.15 million in property damage. No injuries have been reported. Consumers should immediately turn off and unplug the dehumidifiers and contact Gree to receive a full […]

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Child Injuries, Sometimes Fatal, Increasing from Tipped Over and Falling TVs

The number of children injured by a TV falling increased 125 percent between 1990 and 2011, according to a new study of emergency room records reviewed by the The Journal of Pediatrics and published today in the medical journal Pediatrics. Overall, more than 17,313 children under age 18 were treated each year for various TV-related […]

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Executive Orders: Obama Taking 23 Actions Aimed at Gun Violence; New York Senate Passes Strict Gun Control Bill

President Barack Obama is taking 23 executive actions aimed at curbing gun violence that don’t require congressional action, including measures to encourage schools to hire police officers and improve efforts to prosecute gun crime. President Barack Obama today signed 23 Executive Orders and suggested legislative work that should be developed in Congress. 23 Executive Orders […]

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Third Chicagoland Fatal TV Fall Causes Trauma, Death to Child, 4-Yr-Old Gianna Hadjis in University Park

An unstable top-heavy/front heavy, older model television set has apparently caused the third death of a child in a three-month period in Chicagoland on Sunday. Gianna Hadjis, 4, of 668 Sullivan Lane in University Park, was fatally injured when she was struck in the head by a falling TV. Gianna Hadjis was pronounced dead at […]

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Arlington Heights Police Rule Death of Karl Clermont, 6, a ‘Tragic Accident’ with Unstable Television Tipover

An unstable top-heavy/front heavy, older model television set is likely the cause of the death of Karl Clermont, who was found underneath the TV in his basement with severe head injuries just after 8:45 p.m. Sunday, October 30, 2011. The older model television with the weight of a heavy glass tube at the front-facing part […]

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