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The Middletown Press
Wal-Mart recalls 1.2 million electric kettles after burn, shock incidentsis recalling some 1.2 million Rival brand electrical kettles after dozens of re
Wal-Mart recalls 1.2 million electric kettles after burn, shock incidents
The Middletown Press / Posted yesterday
is recalling some 1.2 million Rival brand electrical 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... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Playgrounds blamed for increased concussions among childrenannual total was almost 30,000 kids treated for these brain injuries. The City
Playgrounds blamed for increased concussions among children
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
annual total was almost 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... Read more
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Philly.com
Third death prompts review of Ikea plan for unstable dressersNine months after the deaths of two toddlers prompted Ikea to launch a safety a
Third death prompts review of Ikea plan for unstable dressers
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
Nine months after the deaths of two toddlers prompted Ikea to launch a safety awareness campaign about unstable dressers, a third fatality has the company and federal regulators reviewing whether that effort went far enough - and negotiating... Read more
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Colorado Daily
These CU-Boulder students want to design a bike for obese peoplethat we have, because if you're riding a bike and somebody cuts in front of you
These CU-Boulder students want to design a bike for obese people
Colorado Daily / Posted 4 days ago
that we have, because 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... Read more
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Denver Post
These CU-Boulder students want to design a bike for obese peoplethat we have, because if you're riding a bike and somebody cuts in front of you
These CU-Boulder students want to design a bike for obese people
Denver Post / Posted 4 days ago
that we have, because 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... 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 importantgeneral manager of Backyard Specialists in Olathe and Wichita. While many play
Backyard play sets: Surface materials, safety important
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
general manager of Backyard Specialists in Olathe and Wichita. While many play sets have cool designs and accessories, safety should be the No. 1 consideration in the purchasing process. According to the Centers for Disease Control and... Read more
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Philly.com
Consumer groups: Feds should force Ikea to stop selling dressersSafety advocates are calling on federal regulators to make Ikea stop selling a
Consumer groups: Feds should force Ikea to stop selling dressers
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
Safety advocates are calling on federal regulators to make Ikea stop selling a popular line of bedroom dressers, after a Minnesota toddler became the third child in two years to die when his dresser toppled onto him. In a letter sent Tuesday to the... Read more
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Lake County Journal
Hoverboard malfunctions outside Volo home, fire official saysThe woman who purchased it said she planned to contact the retailer to determin
Hoverboard malfunctions outside Volo home, fire official says
Lake County Journal / Posted 10 days ago
The woman who purchased it said she planned to contact the retailer to 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... 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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Northwest Herald
Hoverboard malfunctions outside Volo home, fire official saysThe woman who purchased it said she planned to contact the retailer to determin
Hoverboard malfunctions outside Volo home, fire official says
Northwest Herald / Posted 10 days ago
The woman who purchased it said she planned to contact the retailer to 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... Read more
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FOX News
US probes toy jewelry kits linked to high lead levelsThe top U.S. consumer product safety regulator is reviewing whether to recall w
US probes toy jewelry kits linked to high lead levels
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
The top U.S. consumer product safety regulator is reviewing whether to recall widely sold toy jewelry-making kits after a New York state probe determined that the products contain dangerously high levels of lead. Elliot Kaye, who chairs the U.S.... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Wayne fire appears to have originated with recharging hoverboardsreported from the self-balancing scooters, which surged in popularity last year
Wayne fire appears to have originated with recharging hoverboards
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 13 days ago
reported from the self-balancing scooters, which surged in popularity last year. From Dec. 1, 2015, to Feb. 17, 2016, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reported receiving reports of 52 fires from 24 states resulting in more than $2... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US probes toy jewelry kits linked to high lead levelsREUTERS: The top U.S. consumer product safety regulator is reviewing whether to
US probes toy jewelry kits linked to high lead levels
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
REUTERS: The top U.S. consumer product safety regulator is reviewing whether to recall widely sold toy jewelry-making kits after a New York state probe determined that the products contain dangerously high levels of lead. Elliot Kaye, who chairs the... Read more
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KCEN-TV
IKEA advises parents to secure furniture after third child crushed by dresser(USA TODAY) - Ikea is reiterating safety warnings about securing furniture afte
IKEA advises parents to secure furniture after third child crushed by dresser
KCEN-TV / Posted 14 days ago
(USA TODAY) - Ikea is reiterating safety warnings about securing furniture after a third child was crushed and killed by a chest of drawers. Theodore “Ted” McGee, a 22-month-old from Minnesota, was killed when one of IKEA's Malm dressers fell on top... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
IKEA advises parents to secure furniture after third child crushed by dresserIkea is reiterating safety warnings about securing furniture after a third chil
IKEA advises parents to secure furniture after third child crushed by dresser
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 14 days ago
Ikea is reiterating safety warnings about securing furniture after a third child was crushed and killed by a chest of drawers. Theodore “Ted” McGee, a 22-month-old from Minnesota, was killed when one of IKEA's Malm dressers fell on top of him in... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
IKEA advises parents to secure furniture after third child crushed by dresserIkea is reiterating safety warnings about securing furniture after a third chil
IKEA advises parents to secure furniture after third child crushed by dresser
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 14 days ago
Ikea is reiterating safety warnings about securing furniture after a third child was crushed and killed by a chest of drawers. Theodore “Ted” McGee, a 22-month-old from Minnesota, was killed when one of IKEA's Malm dressers fell on top of him in... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
IKEA advises parents to secure furniture after third child crushed by dresserIkea is reiterating safety warnings about securing furniture after a third chil
IKEA advises parents to secure furniture after third child crushed by dresser
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 14 days ago
Ikea is reiterating safety warnings about securing furniture after a third child was crushed and killed by a chest of drawers. Theodore “Ted” McGee, a 22-month-old from Minnesota, was killed when one of IKEA's Malm dressers fell on top of him in... Read more
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First Coast News
IKEA advises parents to secure furniture after third child crushed by dresserIkea is reiterating safety warnings about securing furniture after a third chil
IKEA advises parents to secure furniture after third child crushed by dresser
First Coast News / Posted 14 days ago
Ikea is reiterating safety warnings about securing furniture after a third child was crushed and killed by a chest of drawers. Theodore “Ted” McGee, a 22-month-old from Minnesota, was killed when one of IKEA's Malm dressers fell on top of him in... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
IKEA advises parents to secure furniture after third child crushed by dresserIkea is reiterating safety warnings about securing furniture after a third chil
IKEA advises parents to secure furniture after third child crushed by dresser
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 14 days ago
Ikea is reiterating safety warnings about securing furniture after a third child was crushed and killed by a chest of drawers. Theodore “Ted” McGee, a 22-month-old from Minnesota, was killed when one of IKEA's Malm dressers fell on top of him in... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
IKEA advises parents to secure furniture after third child crushed by dresserIkea is reiterating safety warnings about securing furniture after a third chil
IKEA advises parents to secure furniture after third child crushed by dresser
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 14 days ago
Ikea is reiterating safety warnings about securing furniture after a third child was crushed and killed by a chest of drawers. Theodore “Ted” McGee, a 22-month-old from Minnesota, was killed when one of IKEA's Malm dressers fell on top of him in... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
IKEA advises parents to secure furniture after third child crushed by dresserIkea is reiterating safety warnings about securing furniture after a third chil
IKEA advises parents to secure furniture after third child crushed by dresser
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 14 days ago
Ikea is reiterating safety warnings about securing furniture after a third child was crushed and killed by a chest of drawers. Theodore “Ted” McGee, a 22-month-old from Minnesota, was killed when one of IKEA's Malm dressers fell on top of him in... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
IKEA advises parents to secure furniture after third child crushed by dresserIkea is reiterating safety warnings about securing furniture after a third chil
IKEA advises parents to secure furniture after third child crushed by dresser
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 14 days ago
Ikea is reiterating safety warnings about securing furniture after a third child was crushed and killed by a chest of drawers. Theodore “Ted” McGee, a 22-month-old from Minnesota, was killed when one of IKEA's Malm dressers fell on top of him in... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
IKEA advises parents to secure furniture after third child crushed by dresserIkea is reiterating safety warnings about securing furniture after a third chil
IKEA advises parents to secure furniture after third child crushed by dresser
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 14 days ago
Ikea is reiterating safety warnings about securing furniture after a third child was crushed and killed by a chest of drawers. Theodore “Ted” McGee, a 22-month-old from Minnesota, was killed when one of IKEA's Malm dressers fell on top of him in... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
IKEA advises parents to secure furniture after third child crushed by dresserIkea is reiterating safety warnings about securing furniture after a third chil
IKEA advises parents to secure furniture after third child crushed by dresser
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 14 days ago
Ikea is reiterating safety warnings about securing furniture after a third child was crushed and killed by a chest of drawers. Theodore “Ted” McGee, a 22-month-old from Minnesota, was killed when one of IKEA's Malm dressers fell on top of him in... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
IKEA advises parents to secure furniture after third child crushed by dresserIkea is reiterating safety warnings about securing furniture after a third chil
IKEA advises parents to secure furniture after third child crushed by dresser
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 14 days ago
Ikea is reiterating safety warnings about securing furniture after a third child was crushed and killed by a chest of drawers. Theodore “Ted” McGee, a 22-month-old from Minnesota, was killed when one of IKEA's Malm dressers fell on top of him in... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresserNEW YORK — A federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of I
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresser
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 14 days ago
NEW YORK — A federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of Ikea dressers after a third toddler died under the furniture. The scrutiny from government regulators comes after a Minnesota toddler named Theodore “Ted” McGee died when... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresserNEW YORK — A federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of I
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresser
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 14 days ago
NEW YORK — A federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of Ikea dressers after a third toddler died under the furniture. The scrutiny from government regulators comes after a Minnesota toddler named Theodore “Ted” McGee died when... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresserNEW YORK — As an Ikea store is being built in Memphis, federal safety investiga
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresser
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 14 days ago
NEW YORK — As an Ikea store is being built in Memphis, federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of Ikea dressers after a third toddler died under the furniture. The scrutiny from government regulators comes after a Minnesota... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresserNEW YORK — A federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of I
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresser
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 15 days ago
NEW YORK — A federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of Ikea dressers after a third toddler died under the furniture. The scrutiny from government regulators comes after a Minnesota toddler named Theodore “Ted” McGee died when... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresserNEW YORK — Federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of Ike
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresser
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 15 days ago
NEW YORK — Federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of Ikea dressers after a third toddler died under the furniture. The scrutiny from government regulators comes after a Minnesota toddler named Theodore “Ted” McGee died when a... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresserNEW YORK — A federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of I
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresser
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 15 days ago
NEW YORK — A federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of Ikea dressers after a third toddler died under the furniture. The scrutiny from government regulators comes after a Minnesota toddler named Theodore “Ted” McGee died when... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresserNEW YORK — A federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of I
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresser
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 15 days ago
NEW YORK — A federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of Ikea dressers after a third toddler died under the furniture. The scrutiny from government regulators comes after a Minnesota toddler named Theodore “Ted” McGee died when... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresserNEW YORK — A federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of I
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresser
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 15 days ago
NEW YORK — A federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of Ikea dressers after a third toddler died under the furniture. The scrutiny from government regulators comes after a Minnesota toddler named Theodore “Ted” McGee died when... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresserNEW YORK — A federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of I
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresser
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 15 days ago
NEW YORK — A federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of Ikea dressers after a third toddler died under the furniture. The scrutiny from government regulators comes after a Minnesota toddler named Theodore “Ted” McGee died when... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Ikea reissues warning after third toddler crushed to death by dresserNEW YORK — Federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of Ike
Ikea reissues warning after third toddler crushed to death by dresser
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 15 days ago
NEW YORK — Federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of Ikea dressers after a third toddler died under the furniture. The scrutiny from government regulators comes after a Minnesota toddler named Theodore “Ted” McGee died when a... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Ikea Reissues Warning After Third Toddler Crushed to DeathNEW YORK — A federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of I
Ikea Reissues Warning After Third Toddler Crushed to Death
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 15 days ago
NEW YORK — A federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of Ikea dressers after a third toddler died under the furniture. The scrutiny from government regulators comes after a Minnesota toddler named Theodore “Ted” McGee died when... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresserNEW YORK — A federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of I
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresser
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 15 days ago
NEW YORK — A federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of Ikea dressers after a third toddler died under the furniture. The scrutiny from government regulators comes after a Minnesota toddler named Theodore “Ted” McGee died when... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresserFederal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of Ikea dressers
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresser
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 15 days ago
Federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of Ikea dressers after a third toddler died under the furniture. The scrutiny from government regulators comes after a Minnesota toddler named Theodore “Ted” McGee died when a chest of... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresserMINNESOTA — Federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of Ik
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresser
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 15 days ago
MINNESOTA — Federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of Ikea dressers after a third toddler died under the furniture. The scrutiny from government regulators comes after a Minnesota toddler named Theodore “Ted” McGee died when a... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresserNEW YORK — A federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of I
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresser
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 15 days ago
NEW YORK — A federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of Ikea dressers after a third toddler died under the furniture. The scrutiny from government regulators comes after a Minnesota toddler named Theodore “Ted” McGee died when... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
IKEA Reissues Warning After Third Toddler Crushed to Death by DresserNEW YORK — Federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of IK
IKEA Reissues Warning After Third Toddler Crushed to Death by Dresser
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 15 days ago
NEW YORK — Federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of IKEA dressers after a third toddler died under the furniture. The scrutiny from government regulators comes after a Minnesota toddler named Theodore “Ted” McGee died when a... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresserNEW YORK — A federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of I
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresser
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 15 days ago
NEW YORK — A federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of Ikea dressers after a third toddler died under the furniture. The scrutiny from government regulators comes after a Minnesota toddler named Theodore “Ted” McGee died when... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresserNEW YORK — A federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of I
Ikea reissues warning after 3rd toddler crushed to death by dresser
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 15 days ago
NEW YORK — A federal safety investigators continue to probe a popular line of Ikea dressers after a third toddler died under the furniture. The scrutiny from government regulators comes after a Minnesota toddler named Theodore “Ted” McGee died when... Read more
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News 8000
How to make sure you don't buy a recalled item for your childdoesn't mean those things end up fixed or out of use. Experts say there are t
How to make sure you don't buy a recalled item for your child
News 8000 / Posted 15 days ago
doesn't mean those things end up fixed or out of use. Experts say there are thousands of dangerous, even deadly, kids products that are sold online or at a second-hand store after they were recalled. Buying used items for kids can be big... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Polaris Recalls Rzr Recreational Off-highway Vehicles The recalled ROVs can catch fire while consumers are driving, posing fire and
Polaris Recalls Rzr Recreational Off-highway Vehicles
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 15 days ago
The recalled ROVs can catch fire while consumers are driving, posing fire and burn hazards to drivers and passengers. Washington DC - infoZine - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission... Read more
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Investopedia
Ivanka Trump's Empireshe has nearly 840,000 followers. Trump, who started modeling as a teenager for
Ivanka Trump's Empire
Investopedia / Posted 16 days ago
she has nearly 840,000 followers. Trump, who started modeling as a teenager for national magazines, often models her own products. She graces the homepage for the jewelry line and on her homepage IvankaTrump, she frequently posts photos of her... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Polaris to recall 133,000 recreational all-terrain vehiclesUnited States as they pose a fire risk. The recall involves RZR 900 and RZR 10
Polaris to recall 133,000 recreational all-terrain vehicles
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
United States as they pose a fire risk. The recall involves RZR 900 and RZR 1000 vehicles of model years 2013 to 2016, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said in a statement on Tuesday. The recalled vehicles, sold between July 2012... Read more
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Business Wire
Polaris® Industries Voluntarily Recalls Certain RZR 900 and 1000 Off-Road VehiclesMINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII) jointly announced w
Polaris® Industries Voluntarily Recalls Certain RZR 900 and 1000 Off-Road Vehicles
Business Wire / Posted 17 days ago
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII) jointly announced with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, today, that the company is voluntarily recalling certain RZR 900 and 1000 off-road vehicles manufactured since model year... Read more
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Philly.com
Commission probes 3rd child Ikea dresser deathFederal safety regulators are investigating the death of a Minnesota toddler cr
Commission probes 3rd child Ikea dresser death
Philly.com / Posted 19 days ago
Federal safety regulators are investigating the death of a Minnesota toddler crushed by an Ikea dresser in February, seven months after the retailer disclosed millions of its dressers are at risk of falling forward if not properly... Read more
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