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AllAfrica.com
Federal Road Safety Corps Convenes Summit On TyresThe Federal Road Safety Commission will, on Monday, hold a forum as part of eff
Federal Road Safety Corps Convenes Summit On Tyres
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
The Federal Road Safety Commission will, on Monday, hold a forum as part of efforts to check road traffic accidents that result from poor understanding of tyres by motorist, the agency announced on Wednesday. Bisi Kazeem, FRSC's spokesman, said the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lower Macungie commissioners address speeding on Mill Creek Roadfor the signs, so the board will consider the action as part of its budget for
Lower Macungie commissioners address speeding on Mill Creek Road
The Morning Call / Posted 4 hours ago
for the signs, so the board will consider the action as part of its budget for the next fiscal year. The township Public Safety Commission, since disbanded, had made the recommendation that the signs remain in place until October 1, 2017. But... Read more
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NBC Miami
180,000 Pacifiers Recalled Over Choking Hazard180,000 pacifiers sold with clip covers that can detach and pose a choking haza
180,000 Pacifiers Recalled Over Choking Hazard
NBC Miami / Posted 10 hours ago
180,000 pacifiers sold with clip covers that can detach and pose a choking hazard, according to the Consumer Protection Safety Commission. The pacifiers were sold from March 2014 through March 2016 at major retailers, including Babies R Us,... Read more
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The Columbian
Extra officers will be on patrol for Cinco de Mayowith the Vancouver police, will offer first-time users with a discount when the
Extra officers will be on patrol for Cinco de Mayo
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
with the Vancouver police, will offer first-time users with a discount when they use the coupon code “RIDEHOMEVANC .” The grant, from the Washington State Traffic Safety Commission, has paid and will pay for extra patrols locally throughout the ye... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Ground broken for PHAI projectto start this fall or winter 2016, Daly said when asked for an overview of the
Ground broken for PHAI project
Northumberland Today / Posted yesterday
to start this fall or winter 2016, Daly said when asked for an overview of the independent projects. The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission is hosting a May 11 information centre about locally licensed nuclear facilities (which includes Cameco)... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Wal-Mart recalls 1.2 million electric kettles after burn, shock incidentskettles after dozens of reports of shock and burn incidents across the U.S. Pho
Wal-Mart recalls 1.2 million electric kettles after burn, shock incidents
The Middletown Press / Posted yesterday
kettles after dozens of reports of shock and burn incidents across the U.S. Photo courtesy of U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission BENTONVILLE, ARK. >> Wal-Mart is recalling about 1.2 million electric water kettles sold in its stores... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Officials OK parking banban on both sides of the street. The city staff studied the parking problem an
Officials OK parking ban
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
ban on both sides of the street. The city staff studied the parking problem and brought the request to the city’s Traffic Safety Commission. The commission members agreed to recommend a parking ban for the south side of Highland between Bernard... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Southern DHB spreading the message to ‘See Your Hands’in the latest five month audit. This is against a national DHB target of 80 per
Southern DHB spreading the message to ‘See Your Hands’
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
in the latest five month audit. This is against a national DHB target of 80 percent with best practice set by the Health & Safety Commission. We continue to be in the top three DHBs.“These results reflect the commitment of all our staff at Southern... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
What talcum powder's link to cancer meansagencies like the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control
What talcum powder's link to cancer means
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 2 days ago
agencies like the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Consumer Products Safety Commission need the authority and the funding to keep up with reported and published adverse effects of all consumer... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Your product explodes? How to report a problem productfact that there is a problem," says Wayne. We showed Wayne where else he shoul
Your product explodes? How to report a problem product
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 2 days ago
fact that there is a problem," says Wayne. We showed Wayne where else he should complain - a website from Consumer Product Safety Commission. It's called saferproducts.gov. Here you can report products you think are unsafe. Then the business can... Read more
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Fortune
Walmart Is Recalling Over 1 Million Electric Kettlesof electric and shock hazards. There have been 80 reports of incidents due to t
Walmart Is Recalling Over 1 Million Electric Kettles
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
of electric and shock hazards. There have been 80 reports of incidents due to the kettle, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), including seven burns. “This recall involves Rival brand electric water kettles with model numbers... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Okpekpe Race Charity Partners Unveiledas well as raise funds for them while the third charity run will be for safer r
Okpekpe Race Charity Partners Unveiled
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
as well as raise funds for them while the third charity run will be for safer roads and fuller lives by the Federal Road Safety Commission," Esan further revealed that tne Saturday's race is not about the prize money alone. "The Okpekpe... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FRSC Apprehends 4,933 for Traffic Offences in Three MonthsThe Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Monday said a total 4,933 drivers
FRSC Apprehends 4,933 for Traffic Offences in Three Months
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Monday said a total 4,933 drivers were apprehended for 5,610 traffic offences in the first quarter of 2016. Mr Nseobong Apkabio, the Zonal Commanding Officer, FRSC, Zone II, told the News Agency of... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Playgrounds blamed for increased concussions among children30,000 kids treated for these brain injuries. The City of Columbus tells 10TV
Playgrounds blamed for increased concussions among children
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
30,000 kids treated for these brain injuries. The City of Columbus tells 10TV that it follows the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission guidelines when building playgrounds and that the commission recommends that children not wear bicycle... Read more
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Philly.com
Third death prompts review of Ikea plan for unstable dresserssteps for Ikea. A company spokeswoman on Wednesday acknowledged its ongoing di
Third death prompts review of Ikea plan for unstable dressers
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
steps for Ikea. A company spokeswoman on Wednesday acknowledged its ongoing discussions with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission about "additional actions" that the retailing giant might take. She wouldn't elaborate on the... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Blowing up hoverboards for your safety! Contact 6 goes behind the scenes at Underwriter’s Laboratoryship. "There shouldn't be anybody selling them right now," Fisher said. Hover
Blowing up hoverboards for your safety! Contact 6 goes behind the scenes at Underwriter’s Laboratory
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 4 days ago
ship. "There shouldn't be anybody selling them right now," Fisher said. Hoverboard notice from the Consumer Product Safety Commission. "The Consumer Product Safety Commission has come out with a notice saying that these boards should be... Read more
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Colorado Daily
These CU-Boulder students want to design a bike for obese peopleif you're riding a bike and somebody cuts in front of you ... you're toast." F
These CU-Boulder students want to design a bike for obese people
Colorado Daily / Posted 4 days ago
if you're riding a bike and somebody cuts in front of you ... you're toast." For comparison, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission requires that a person who weighs 150 pounds must be able to stop on their bike within 15 feet traveling at... Read more
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Denver Post
These CU-Boulder students want to design a bike for obese peopleif you're riding a bike and somebody cuts in front of you ... you're toast." F
These CU-Boulder students want to design a bike for obese people
Denver Post / Posted 4 days ago
if you're riding a bike and somebody cuts in front of you ... you're toast." For comparison, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission requires that a person who weighs 150 pounds must be able to stop on their bike within 15 feet traveling at... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
A brief history of asbestos and asbestos regulationa hazardous pollutant, followed by a series of bans on asbestos products used i
A brief history of asbestos and asbestos regulation
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
a hazardous pollutant, followed by a series of bans on asbestos products used in construction. 1977: The Consumer Product Safety Commission bans the use of asbestos in artificial fireplace embers and wall patching compounds. 1989: EPA issues a... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Weed out gardening injuries this springAccording to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 400,000 people are hu
Weed out gardening injuries this spring
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 400,000 people are hurt in their gardens each year by lawn or garden tools, and thousands more are hurt from bending, stooping, reaching and grasping. Bayer Advanced lawn and garden expert... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Backyard play sets: Surface materials, safety importantdirt (or mud on a rainy day.) Plus, you should never set one up on asphalt or c
Backyard play sets: Surface materials, safety important
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
dirt (or mud on a rainy day.) Plus, you should never set one up on asphalt or concrete. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recommends the use area for a play set extend at least 6 feet in all directions from the equipment. Some of... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
Local 5 Special Report: Turf Troublemixed together in a cocktail of something that could be more volatile." In Feb
Local 5 Special Report: Turf Trouble
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 6 days ago
mixed together in a cocktail of something that could be more volatile." In February the EPA, CDC and the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a new study to settle the question once and for all over whether crumb rubber poses possible... Read more
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NBC News
Belgium Is Giving Anti-Radiation Pills to Entire Populationof iodine pills should be "considered" by individual states rather than "requir
Belgium Is Giving Anti-Radiation Pills to Entire Population
NBC News / Posted 6 days ago
of iodine pills should be "considered" by individual states rather than "required," according to Canada's Nuclear Safety Commission. Some countries, such as France and Sweden, pre-distribute iodine pills while others, such as Germany,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NCS to Begin Enforcement of Wrong Parking On Access Roadnation's seaports. The enforcement team will comprise officers and men of NCS,
NCS to Begin Enforcement of Wrong Parking On Access Road
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
nation's seaports. The enforcement team will comprise officers and men of NCS, the Federal Ministry of Works, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), military and the Police. The move was aimed at easing the free flow of traffic into the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Vehicle Number Plates With 'Peace Ambassador' Illegal - FRSCAbuja — The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has said that vehicle number
Vehicle Number Plates With 'Peace Ambassador' Illegal - FRSC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Abuja — The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has said that vehicle number plates bearing 'Peace Ambassador' are illegal. Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, the Corps Marshal of the commission, disclosed this on Thursday while declaring open a workshop for... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Exploding Toilets: No Laughing Matterafter receiving reports of more than 300-explosions and 14-injuries. Consumers
Exploding Toilets: No Laughing Matter
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 7 days ago
after receiving reports of more than 300-explosions and 14-injuries. Consumers sent pictures to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, as recently as March 2016, showing what happened inside apartments, hotels, fire stations, and homes. One... Read more
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ABC News
Father Saves Son After Roller Coaster Seat Belt Breaksfederally regulated leaving it to individual states. Something some safety expe
Father Saves Son After Roller Coaster Seat Belt Breaks
ABC News / Posted 7 days ago
federally regulated leaving it to individual states. Something some safety experts say isn't ideal. The consumer products safety commission that currently regulate portable rides no longer has jurisdiction over fixed site rides. We're at their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NMA, FRSC in War of Words Over Death of Ekiti DoctorsPaul Obi and Olakiitan Victor Abuja and Ado-Ekiti — Members of the Nigerian Me
NMA, FRSC in War of Words Over Death of Ekiti Doctors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Paul Obi and Olakiitan Victor Abuja and Ado-Ekiti — Members of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) are currently engaged in a war of words over the remote cause of the fatal accident that left six... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FRSC Plans Stakeholders' Meeting to Enlighten Nigerians About Tyre DangersThe Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has called for a stakeholders' meetin
FRSC Plans Stakeholders' Meeting to Enlighten Nigerians About Tyre Dangers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has called for a stakeholders' meeting to sensitise motorists about the proper use of vehicle tyres. The commission is organising the event as part of its response to a recent upsurge in tyre-related... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Alta Bates emergency services to be relocated to Oakland by 2030Brannigan — assistant chief of special operations at the Berkeley Fire Departme
Alta Bates emergency services to be relocated to Oakland by 2030
The Daily Californian / Posted 8 days ago
Brannigan — assistant chief of special operations at the Berkeley Fire Department and secretary of the Disaster and Fire Safety Commission — stated that the move of these emergency services would require patients to be transported to Oakland for... Read more
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Philly.com
Consumer groups: Feds should force Ikea to stop selling dressersthird child in two years to die when his dresser toppled onto him. In a letter
Consumer groups: Feds should force Ikea to stop selling dressers
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
third child in two years to die when his dresser toppled onto him. In a letter sent Tuesday to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, a coalition representing four groups said buyers of the Malm line should be allowed to return them for a... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
Hospital area traffic becoming an issueroundabout is the safest option for our community,” he said. Bieber joined oth
Hospital area traffic becoming an issue
The Shawano Leader / Posted 8 days ago
roundabout is the safest option for our community,” he said. Bieber joined other members of the Shawano County Highway Safety Commission in discussing the situation Tuesday with a representative of the state highway department. After hearing... Read more
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Beauregard Daily News
Highway Safety panel urges pickup drivers to buckle up Posted Apr. 26, 2016 at 8:14 AM The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission is a
Highway Safety panel urges pickup drivers to buckle up
Beauregard Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
Posted Apr. 26, 2016 at 8:14 AM The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission is asking all law enforcement agencies in the state to place a special emphasis this week on seat belt violators in... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Transformation: A Student-Led Mass Political MovementWater Act, Environmental Protection Agency, Occupational Safety and Health Admi
Transformation: A Student-Led Mass Political Movement
Op-Ed News / Posted 10 days ago
Water Act, Environmental Protection Agency, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and the Consumer Protection Safety Commission, the movement also forced the end of the military draft in 1973. Most amazing, for purposes of this paper,... Read more
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Lake County Journal
Hoverboard malfunctions outside Volo home, fire official saysdetermine what to do. Hoverboards that don't meet safety standards have come u
Hoverboard malfunctions outside Volo home, fire official says
Lake County Journal / Posted 10 days ago
determine what to do. Hoverboards that don't meet safety standards have come under scrutiny from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission for presenting an unreasonable risk of fire. From Dec. 1, 2015 through Feb. 17, the commission received... Read more
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Daily Journal
Wildwood considers hoverboard ban on boardwalkNo hoverboard currently on the market can be deemed safe. That's the startling
Wildwood considers hoverboard ban on boardwalk
Daily Journal / Posted 10 days ago
No hoverboard currently on the market can be deemed safe. That's the startling conclusion the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reached after its months-long investigation into the safety hazards posed by hoverboards. USA TODAY WILDWOOD... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
This Too Shall Blow AwayIndependent Power Plants left behind, the Public Works Corporation (PWC), the L
This Too Shall Blow Away
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Independent Power Plants left behind, the Public Works Corporation (PWC), the Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF), the Safety Commission, the Building Control Agency and the retooled Fire Service among others. Irrespective of whatever Ayobolu... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FRSC's Speed Limiter - When Abuja Court Spoke for Poor Nigerianswhat actually transpired at the Federal High Court in Abuja on April 7, 2016 de
FRSC's Speed Limiter - When Abuja Court Spoke for Poor Nigerians
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
what actually transpired at the Federal High Court in Abuja on April 7, 2016 depend on the narrator. Ask the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) and it will tell you: "Federal High Court Consents to FRSC Speed Limiting Device", as splashed on... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Hoverboard malfunctions outside Volo home, fire official saysdetermine what to do. Hoverboards that don't meet safety standards have come u
Hoverboard malfunctions outside Volo home, fire official says
Northwest Herald / Posted 10 days ago
determine what to do. Hoverboards that don't meet safety standards have come under scrutiny from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission for presenting an unreasonable risk of fire. From Dec. 1, 2015 through Feb. 17, the commission received... Read more
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FOX News
US probes toy jewelry kits linked to high lead levelsdetermined that the products contain dangerously high levels of lead. Elliot K
US probes toy jewelry kits linked to high lead levels
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
determined that the products contain dangerously high levels of lead. Elliot Kaye, who chairs the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, said on Friday that he is examining the safety of Cra-Z-Art kits after New York Attorney General Eric... Read more
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Philly.com
Why are single-use detergent pods potentially deadly?products, saying their potential hazard outweighed their cleaning efficacy. Als
Why are single-use detergent pods potentially deadly?
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
products, saying their potential hazard outweighed their cleaning efficacy. Also in the last year, the Consumer Products Safety Commission has been working with pod manufacturers to devise packaging changes that may make detergent packets less... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California seismic official headed to EcuadorH. Kit Miyamoto, a member of the California Seismic Safety Commission, is heade
California seismic official headed to Ecuador
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
H. Kit Miyamoto, a member of the California Seismic Safety Commission, is headed to Ecuador this weekend to help assess damage from the recent series of earthquakes. Miyamoto, president of Miyamoto International and Miyamoto Global Disaster Relief,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Reps Summon Prisons Boss, Dambazau Over Assault On Female Lawmakersuch as Department of State Service, DSS; Nigeria Police; Nigeria Security and
Reps Summon Prisons Boss, Dambazau Over Assault On Female Lawmaker
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
such as Department of State Service, DSS; Nigeria Police; Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC; Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, and Sergeant-at-Arms, who were said to be watching when the alleged assault took place in the... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
‘Toxic’ toys containing lead for sale in New York storesand he added that the problem could be limited to a batch of products. Schneid
‘Toxic’ toys containing lead for sale in New York stores
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 13 days ago
and he added that the problem could be limited to a batch of products. Schneiderman has asked the Consumer Product Safety Commission to require a national recall of the products, and his office has launched a probe to learn how the products... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
State looking into toys sold in Rochester with high lead levelsknows -- anything they can get in their hands goes in their mouths." Schneider
State looking into toys sold in Rochester with high lead levels
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 13 days ago
knows -- anything they can get in their hands goes in their mouths." Schneiderman says his office called on the Consumer Product Safety Commission to let them know about the problem. He says the organization is conducting a thorough investig... Read more
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KECI Missoula
'Toxic' toys containing lead for sale in New York storesand he added that the problem could be limited to a batch of products. Schneid
'Toxic' toys containing lead for sale in New York stores
KECI Missoula / Posted 13 days ago
and he added that the problem could be limited to a batch of products. Schneiderman has asked the Consumer Product Safety Commission to require a national recall of the products, and his office has launched a probe to learn how the products... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
'Toxic' toys containing lead for sale in New York storesand he added that the problem could be limited to a batch of products. Schneid
'Toxic' toys containing lead for sale in New York stores
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
and he added that the problem could be limited to a batch of products. Schneiderman has asked the Consumer Product Safety Commission to require a national recall of the products, and his office has launched a probe to learn how the products... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
'Toxic' toys containing lead for sale in New York storesand he added that the problem could be limited to a batch of products. Schneid
'Toxic' toys containing lead for sale in New York stores
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 13 days ago
and he added that the problem could be limited to a batch of products. Schneiderman has asked the Consumer Product Safety Commission to require a national recall of the products, and his office has launched a probe to learn how the products... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
'Toxic' toys containing lead for sale in New York storesand he added that the problem could be limited to a batch of products. Schneid
'Toxic' toys containing lead for sale in New York stores
KTVZ Bend / Posted 13 days ago
and he added that the problem could be limited to a batch of products. Schneiderman has asked the Consumer Product Safety Commission to require a national recall of the products, and his office has launched a probe to learn how the products... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
'Toxic' toys containing lead for sale in New York storesand he added that the problem could be limited to a batch of products. Schneid
'Toxic' toys containing lead for sale in New York stores
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 13 days ago
and he added that the problem could be limited to a batch of products. Schneiderman has asked the Consumer Product Safety Commission to require a national recall of the products, and his office has launched a probe to learn how the products... Read more
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