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Technosport recalls Omersub scuba mask due to glass lenses which can shatter

About 2,600 Omersub Zero Cube scuba diving masks are recalled due to glass lenses which may shatter. The company has received reports of 12 units shattering.

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Bicycle helmets recalled by UVEX Sports due to risk of head injury

The anchor for the helmet’s chinstrap can fail, causing the helmets to slide off the head, posing a head injury hazard. The bicycle helmets also do not comply with the impact requirements of the CPSC safety standards for bicycle helmets.

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Last year four people killed, 9,600 injured by fireworks in the US

A special study conducted by CPSC staff found that 65 percent of all fireworks injuries in 2011 were sustained during the 30 days surrounding the Independence Day holiday.

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No-Spill 5-gallon Gasoline Cans. The gas containers can leak fuel at the black plastic collar where the spout connects to the can, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Gas cans recalled by No-Spill; containers can leak and create fire hazard

No-Spill 5-gallon Gasoline Cans. The gas containers can leak fuel at the black plastic collar where the spout connects to the can, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

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The flexible rubber hose on the LP gas tank can come into contact with burner box, causing the hose to melt and rupture when the grill is lit. This poses a fire and burn hazard to consumers. The firm is aware of two complaints of the hose melting and rupturing. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Sagittarius Sporting Goods recalls gas grills sold at Lowe’s stores due to fire and burn hazards

The flexible rubber hose on the LP gas tank can come into contact with burner box, causing the hose to melt and rupture when the grill is lit. This poses a fire and burn hazard to consumers. The firm is aware of two complaints of the hose melting and rupturing. No injuries or property damage […]

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. The surface paint on the toy contains excessive levels of lead violating the federal lead paint standard.

Jide Trading recalls toy military figure due to violation of lead paint standard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. The surface paint on the toy contains excessive levels of lead violating the federal lead paint standard.

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CPSC has received reports of five deaths and 16 near strangulations, since 2006, in Roman shades and three deaths, since 2001, in roll-up blinds. Strangulations in Roman shades can occur when a child places his/her neck between the exposed inner cord and the fabric on the backside of the blind or when a child pulls the cord out and wraps it around his/her neck.

Millions of Roman shades and blinds recalled due to strangulation hazards

CPSC has received reports of five deaths and 16 near strangulations, since 2006, in Roman shades and three deaths, since 2001, in roll-up blinds. Strangulations in Roman shades can occur when a child places his/her neck between the exposed inner cord and the fabric on the backside of the blind or when a child pulls […]

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This recall involves “Bobby Chupete” pacifiers. The pacifiers have a ring-shaped handle and heart-shaped mouth guard with two ventilation holes. The nipple is made of latex. “Bobby Chupete” and a picture of an infant are printed on the pacifier’s packaging. The pacifier was sold in aqua, red, white or yellow colors. The pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards. The pacifier mouth guard is too small, posing a choking hazard to infants and toddlers.

Grand World recalls “Bobby Chupete” pacifiers due to choking hazard

This recall involves “Bobby Chupete” pacifiers. The pacifiers have a ring-shaped handle and heart-shaped mouth guard with two ventilation holes. The nipple is made of latex. “Bobby Chupete” and a picture of an infant are printed on the pacifier’s packaging. The pacifier was sold in aqua, red, white or yellow colors. The pacifiers fail to […]

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