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May 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This month has been rather rough for parents since there have been large amounts of recalls for May 2010 on children's products. Although there have been many explanations which were speculated to be the cause of this, the most common reason seems to be companies attempting ... Posted in Life Style | May 21st, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work - May 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): General Electric (GE) has had to recall its coffee makers subsequent to countless remonstrations mentioned against it. The remonstrations have articulated that the product roasts generating smoke, or smoulders the customer ...
Also included are reports on the poor crash safety of Chinese automobiles, slated to enter the American and European markets in 2008. This has created adverse consequences for the confidence in the safety and quality of mainland Chinese manufactured goods in the global economy.
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Congress targets drop-side cribs for ban after dozens of deaths ...
WASHINGTON — Cribs with a side rail that moves up and down so parents can lift children from them more easily would be banned under legislation aimed at reducing infant deaths. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., introduced a bill late Monday to outlaw the sale and manufacture of the cribs following the deaths of at least 32 infants and toddlers who suffocated or were strangled in drop-side cribs since 2000. The cribs are suspected in another 14 infant fatalities during that time. Rep. Joe Crowley, D-N.Y., plans to introduce similar legislation this week in the House. The industry has already started phasing out drop-sides and big ... market research, surveys and trends
CPSC Launches Campaign to About Pool and Spa Safety
POOL SAFELY CAMPAIGN AIMS TO REDUCE CHILD DROWNINGS AND ENTRAPMENTS CPSC, OLYMPIANS HOLD PRESS EVENT TO RELEASE NEW DEATH AND INJURY DATA FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – THE U.S. CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION (CPSC) TODAY KICKS-OFF THE POOL SAFELY CAMPAIGN (WWW.POOLSAFELY.GOV), A FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND NATIONAL PUBLIC EDUCATION EFFORT TO REDUCE CHILD DROWNINGS AND NON-FATAL SUBMERSIONS, AND ENTRAPMENTS IN SWIMMING POOLS AND SPAS. AT A PRESS CONFERENCE AT THE FORT LAUDERDALE AQUATIC COMPLEX TODAY, OLYMPIC SWIMMERS JASON LEZAK AND JANET EVANS JOINED INEZ TENENBAUM, CHAIRMAN OF THE CPSC; U.S. REP. DEBBIE WASSERMAN SCHULTZ (D-FL); AND ... market research, surveys and trends

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Indoor Air Pollution: Introduction for Health Professionals
This document may be reproduced without change, in whole or in part, without permission, except for use as advertising material or product endorsement. Any such reproduction should credit the American Lung Association, the American Medical Association, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The user of all or any part of this document in a deceptive or inaccurate manner or for purposes of endorsing a particular product may be subject to appropriate legal action. Information provided in this document is based upon current scientific and technical understanding of the issues ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Product Safety Report from Quin Dodd, Counsel for the NBVA
This Report highlights U.S. and foreign developments in consumer product safety during December 2009.  In December, the CPSC identified members of the Chronic Hazard Advisory Panel that will study and assess phthalates and their alternatives.  The CPSC also issued an Interim Enforcement Policy on Component Testing and Certification of Children's Products and Other Consumer Products to the August 14, 2009 Lead Limits.  Finally, the Commission announced revisions to the Stay of Enforcement of Testing and Certification Requirements, including lifting the stay as to some products, most notably including a one-year extension of ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Experts say electrical panels may be a fire waiting to happen
Karen and Floyd Clardy remember hearing a giant pop from the garage. The lights in their Lake Highlands home went out, and suddenly there were flames. A contractor working A contractor working on a remodeling project at Todd Holmes' house suggested that he replace his Federal Pacific Stab-Lok electrical panel. Holmes, father of Sydney (left) and Katie, agreed. 'It's going to be $2,000 or so, but we're getting it changed to be on the safe side,' he says. They watched as fire spread from the garage to the attic and two rooms in the house, causing $160,000 worth of structural damage. "The breaker box ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Regulation Increasing: Will it Even Work?
In the cycle of increasing and decreasing industry regulations, we are clearly on a period where the amount of regulation is increasing, says Forrester ( News - Alert ) Research analyst Chris McClean. In the communications industry, the newly-activist mood can be seen in efforts by the Federal Communications Commission to regulate broadband access as a common carrier service, impose "net neutrality" rules and create a national broadband plan. In other industries there has been regulatory intervention in banking, autos, oil, consumer finance and health care. Regulators stung by charges they have exercised lax oversight "are ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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News Releases In Product Recall Public Relations: Government ...
Consumer Product Safety Commission news release standards are described, and exemplified. Finally, using news releases issued by recalling companies and by ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
News from CPSC
News from CPSC. U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Office of Information and Public Affairs. Washington, D.C. 20207. For Immediate Release ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
TAMU Computer Science and Engineering :: Graduate CPSC 681 Seminars
This open seminar is normally held on Monday and/or Wednesday from 4:10 p.m. to 5:25 p.m. in Room 124 HRBB. Students registering for the seminar can find the requirements to receive credit here . 20 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) Dr. Dan Halperin , Tel Aviv University Sparse Spherical Arrangements and Geometric Algorithms for Molecular Structures 25 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) Robert Metzger , Convey Corporation Optimizing for Multiple Personalities on the Convey Hybrid-Core System 27 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) Terry Leeper , Microsoft Concurrency Programming in Visual Studio 2010 1 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) Richard Smith , Texas ...
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  1. profile image thesupermomcom #moms #kids #news Product Recall: Ring Slings by Sprout Stuff: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) ... http://bit.ly/9Q3vy0
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i can not find the CAP for the 12" corded black and decker weed ...
About 202,000 Black and Decker hedge trimmers are being recalled due to being a projectile and laceration hazard as well as a burn hazard. There have been 707 reported incidents as well as 58 injuries. Sounds like this “made in China” but branded in the USA product is a real winner. Here is the latest information from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission news release: Hazard: The trimmer/edger’s spool, spool cap and pieces of trimmer string can come loose during use and become airborne projectiles, posing a laceration hazard to the user as well as bystanders. The trimmer/edgers can also overheat posing a burn hazard to ...
How many crib recalls has simplicity inc suffered in the last two ...
Simplicity Inc. is recalling more than 400,000 cribs that put babies at risk for death by suffocation, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission said. An eight-month-old baby in Houston, Texas, died when it got stuck between the mattress and a defective drop-down side of the crib. The commission said consumers should stop using the cribs immediately. Plastic hardware on the crib can break or deform, the commission said, causing the drop side to detach and creating a gap where babies can fall in. The commission reported another 25 instances of the drop-side detaching. The maker of the crib, Simplicity Inc. appears “to ...