The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission today warned consumers and religious groups that they may be subjecting themselves needlessly to airborne lead through use of candles containing lead-core wicks.
The lights were shipped under the labels "CalComp Consumer Products Industries," "Cal Camp," and "CPI." They can be identified further by the defect, which is the lack of a rolled edge or proper heat seal around the back edge of the light.
Imperial Toy Corporation, in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, today announces the recall and repurchase of Blobo Plastic Bubb-A-Loons Item Nos. 028, 338, 339, 548 and 625, a plastic balloon toy which the Consumer Product Safety Commission has deemed to be a banned hazardous substance. Due to an error by the manufacturer in Taiwan, the product contains benzene. The Consumer Product Safety Commission believes that eating or inhaling benzene over an extended period of time may cause a type of blood disorder known as dyscrasias.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) today ordered a recall of an electric arc welder manufactured by Wel-Dex Mfg. Co., Houston, Texas. The welder which was sold primarily by mail order was found to present a substantial product hazard which could result in severe electrical shocks, bums or fires.
Hamill Manufacturing Company, Washington, Michigan, and the Huffman Manufacturing Company, Dayton, Ohio, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, today warned consumers that 25,000 bicycle child carriers may separate from the bicycle if not carefully installed.
La Comisión de Seguridad de Productos para el Consumidor, en cooperación con los importadores envueltos, anunció hoy una llamada de aviso de dos marcas de chupetes importados para niños que pueden constituir un peligro substantial.