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The Hamilton Journal News
Officials give warning regarding ‘Tide Pod Challenge’have tweeted about the danger. Tide tweeted “what should Tide Pods be used for
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 8 hours ago
have tweeted about the danger. Tide tweeted “what should Tide Pods be used for? Doing Laundry- nothing else,” and the CPSC tweeted “Laundry pods are not a snack. Don’t eat poison.” “Tide pods are really colorful and cute- but very dangerous,”... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Officials give warning regarding ‘Tide Pod Challenge’have tweeted about the danger. Tide tweeted “what should Tide Pods be used for
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 9 hours ago
have tweeted about the danger. Tide tweeted “what should Tide Pods be used for? Doing Laundry- nothing else,” and the CPSC tweeted “Laundry pods are not a snack. Don’t eat poison.” “Tide pods are really colorful and cute- but very dangerous,”... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Officials give warning regarding ‘Tide Pod Challenge’have tweeted about the danger. Tide tweeted “what should Tide Pods be used for
Dayton Daily News / Posted 9 hours ago
have tweeted about the danger. Tide tweeted “what should Tide Pods be used for? Doing Laundry- nothing else,” and the CPSC tweeted “Laundry pods are not a snack. Don’t eat poison.” “Tide pods are really colorful and cute- but very dangerous,”... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
In dangerous trend, teens challenge each other to eat Tide podsCenters. The pods contain a mix of ethanol, hydrogen peroxide and polymers. Th
Staten Island Advance / Posted 14 hours ago
Centers. The pods contain a mix of ethanol, hydrogen peroxide and polymers. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) urged parents in 2013 to take immediate action to ensure their family is not exposed to hazards posed by liquid laundry... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
New safety standard on window coverings announcedsafety standard segments the market between stock and custom-made products beca
Staten Island Advance / Posted 14 hours ago
safety standard segments the market between stock and custom-made products because U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) incident data shows that requiring stock products to be cordless or have inaccessible cords would have the most... Read more
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ABC News
Window covering manufacturers to ban blinds with potentially hazardous cordsnow at more than 255. The Window Covering Manufacturers Association worked wit
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
now at more than 255. The Window Covering Manufacturers Association worked with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to develop the new industry standard, which requires most window covering products sold in the United States and Canada... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Teens eating detergent pods for "Tide Pod Challenge"opaque, less attractive, less colorful, reducing the toxicity and the strength
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
opaque, less attractive, less colorful, reducing the toxicity and the strength of laundry detergent," Buerkle said. The CPSC also found that elderly adults with dementia were confused by the product and have also ingested it. The danger to... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Teens are eating laundry detergent for the "Tide Pod Challenge"opaque, less attractive, less colorful, reducing the toxicity and the strength
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
opaque, less attractive, less colorful, reducing the toxicity and the strength of laundry detergent," Buerkle said. The CPSC also found that elderly adults with dementia were confused by the product and have also ingested it. The danger to... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Dangerous Dareopaque, less attractive, less colorful, reducing the toxicity and the strength
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 3 days ago
opaque, less attractive, less colorful, reducing the toxicity and the strength of laundry detergent," Buerkle said. The CPSC also found that elderly adults with dementia were confused by the product and have also ingested it. The danger to... Read more
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CBS News
Why are teens putting detergent pods in their mouth?opaque, less attractive, less colorful, reducing the toxicity and the strength
CBS News / Posted 3 days ago
opaque, less attractive, less colorful, reducing the toxicity and the strength of laundry detergent," Buerkle said. The CPSC also found that elderly adults with dementia were confused by the product and have also ingested it. The danger to... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
HP recalls battery packs due to burn, fire hazardsworkstations after learning they may pose burn and fire hazards. According to
WWLP Springfield / Posted 9 days ago
workstations after learning they may pose burn and fire hazards. According to the Consumer Product and Safety Commission (CPSC), HP has received eight reports of the batteries overheating, melting or charring, including three reports of property... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
HP recalling thousands of laptop batteries over fire and burn riskswhich issued a notice on the recall Thursday. “The lithium-ion batteries can o
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 10 days ago
which issued a notice on the recall Thursday. “The lithium-ion batteries can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards,” the CPSC said on its website. The recall affects some 50,000 laptops. “These batteries have the potential to overheat, posing a... Read more
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ajc.com
HP recalling thousands of laptop batteries over fire and burn riskswhich issued a notice on the recall Thursday. “The lithium-ion batteries can o
ajc.com / Posted 10 days ago
which issued a notice on the recall Thursday. “The lithium-ion batteries can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards,” the CPSC said on its website. The recall affects some 50,000 laptops. “These batteries have the potential to overheat, posing a... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
HP recalling thousands of laptop batteries over fire and burn riskswhich issued a notice on the recall Thursday. “The lithium-ion batteries can o
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 10 days ago
which issued a notice on the recall Thursday. “The lithium-ion batteries can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards,” the CPSC said on its website. The recall affects some 50,000 laptops. “These batteries have the potential to overheat, posing a... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
HP recalling thousands of laptop batteries over fire and burn riskswhich issued a notice on the recall Thursday. “The lithium-ion batteries can o
Dayton Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
which issued a notice on the recall Thursday. “The lithium-ion batteries can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards,” the CPSC said on its website. The recall affects some 50,000 laptops. “These batteries have the potential to overheat, posing a... Read more
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MLive.com
HP recalls 50K batteries used in computers due to increased fire riskrecall and for instructions on how to enable 'Battery Safety Mode' if their bat
MLive.com / Posted 10 days ago
recall and for instructions on how to enable 'Battery Safety Mode' if their battery is included in the recall," the U.S. CPSC reports. "The website provides consumers instructions on how to initiate the validation utility to check their battery... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Grant money available for anti-drowning programsmoney in the past. Prospective applicants are encouraged to review the solicit
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 13 days ago
money in the past. Prospective applicants are encouraged to review the solicitation on Grants.gov, under grant opportunity CPSC-18-001. Applications will be accepted through April 2, 2018. CPSC’s website: www.PoolSafely.gov, has supplemental... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Grant money available for anti-drowning programsmoney in the past. Prospective applicants are encouraged to review the solicit
Connecticut Post / Posted 13 days ago
money in the past. Prospective applicants are encouraged to review the solicitation on Grants.gov, under grant opportunity CPSC-18-001. Applications will be accepted through April 2, 2018. CPSC’s website: www.PoolSafely.gov, has supplemental... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Grant money available for anti-drowning programsmoney in the past. Prospective applicants are encouraged to review the solicit
Greenwich Time / Posted 13 days ago
money in the past. Prospective applicants are encouraged to review the solicitation on Grants.gov, under grant opportunity CPSC-18-001. Applications will be accepted through April 2, 2018. CPSC’s website: www.PoolSafely.gov, has supplemental... Read more
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The News-Times
Grant money available for anti-drowning programsmoney in the past. Prospective applicants are encouraged to review the solicit
The News-Times / Posted 13 days ago
money in the past. Prospective applicants are encouraged to review the solicitation on Grants.gov, under grant opportunity CPSC-18-001. Applications will be accepted through April 2, 2018. CPSC’s website: www.PoolSafely.gov, has supplemental... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Grant money available for anti-drowning programsmoney in the past. Prospective applicants are encouraged to review the solicit
Darien News-Review / Posted 13 days ago
money in the past. Prospective applicants are encouraged to review the solicitation on Grants.gov, under grant opportunity CPSC-18-001. Applications will be accepted through April 2, 2018. CPSC’s website: www.PoolSafely.gov, has supplemental... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Grant money available for anti-drowning programsmoney in the past. Prospective applicants are encouraged to review the solicit
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
money in the past. Prospective applicants are encouraged to review the solicitation on Grants.gov, under grant opportunity CPSC-18-001. Applications will be accepted through April 2, 2018. CPSC’s website: www.PoolSafely.gov, has supplemental... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Grant money available for anti-drowning programsmoney in the past. Prospective applicants are encouraged to review the solicit
Stamford Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
money in the past. Prospective applicants are encouraged to review the solicitation on Grants.gov, under grant opportunity CPSC-18-001. Applications will be accepted through April 2, 2018. CPSC’s website: www.PoolSafely.gov, has supplemental... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Coast Guard rescues 89-old man from sinking carlaboratory in Rockville, Md. "Make sure your live Christmas tree has plenty of
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
laboratory in Rockville, Md. "Make sure your live Christmas tree has plenty of water, keep lit candles away from flammable items, and use caution when standing on a ladder or a chair to hang decorations," said CPSC Acting Chairman Ann Marie Bue... Read more
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The Columbian
Factor in safety with new dresser, TVof them children — each year for injuries related to falling televisions, furni
The Columbian / Posted 14 days ago
of them children — each year for injuries related to falling televisions, furniture and appliances, according to a 2017 CPSC report. Between 2000 and 2016, 514 people were killed by tip-overs, more than 80 percent of them children. The CPSC’s... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Niagara Falls State Park covered in frost during cold snaplaboratory in Rockville, Md. "Make sure your live Christmas tree has plenty of
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 days ago
laboratory in Rockville, Md. "Make sure your live Christmas tree has plenty of water, keep lit candles away from flammable items, and use caution when standing on a ladder or a chair to hang decorations," said CPSC Acting Chairman Ann Marie Bue... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Watch this sheriff's deputy's frightening close call on the side of the highwaylaboratory in Rockville, Md. "Make sure your live Christmas tree has plenty of
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 17 days ago
laboratory in Rockville, Md. "Make sure your live Christmas tree has plenty of water, keep lit candles away from flammable items, and use caution when standing on a ladder or a chair to hang decorations," said CPSC Acting Chairman Ann Marie Bue... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Window blind injuriesprovides information on consumer product-related injuries treated in hospital e
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 days ago
provides information on consumer product-related injuries treated in hospital emergency departments across the country. The IDI database contains reports from CPSC field investigators, who follow-up on selected consumer product-related in... Read more
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FOX Business
450,000 Recalls Later, Polaris Industries Says Its ATVs Are Still a Fire Hazardwhy its powersports vehicles are catching on fire. Last week, the company and
FOX Business / Posted 18 days ago
why its powersports vehicles are catching on fire. Last week, the company and the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a joint statement declaring that not only were certain Polaris vehicles (RZR 900 and 1000) liable to combust,... Read more
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FOX Business
450,000 Recalls Later, Polaris Industries Says Its ATVs Are Still a Fire Hazardvehicles are catching on fire. Continue Reading Below Last week, the company
FOX Business / Posted 18 days ago
vehicles are catching on fire. Continue Reading Below Last week, the company and the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a joint statement declaring that not only were certain Polaris vehicles (RZR 900 and 1000) liable to combust,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Factor in safety before choosing a new dresser or TVof them children — each year for injuries related to falling televisions, furni
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
of them children — each year for injuries related to falling televisions, furniture and appliances, according to a 2017 CPSC report. Over that same periodWhat Period?, 514 people were killed by tip-overs, more than 80 percent of them... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Looking down on NYC, Colorado River, Hawaii: Best views of Earth from space in 2017laboratory in Rockville, Md. "Make sure your live Christmas tree has plenty of
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 19 days ago
laboratory in Rockville, Md. "Make sure your live Christmas tree has plenty of water, keep lit candles away from flammable items, and use caution when standing on a ladder or a chair to hang decorations," said CPSC Acting Chairman Ann Marie Bue... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Factor in safety before choosing a new dresser or TVof them children — each year for injuries related to falling televisions, furni
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 19 days ago
of them children — each year for injuries related to falling televisions, furniture and appliances, according to a 2017 CPSC report. Over that same periodWhat Period?, 514 people were killed by tip-overs, more than 80 percent of them... Read more
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The Manila Times
House okays measure promoting children’s safetyburden of proof of product safety upon the importers, manufacturers and distrib
The Manila Times / Posted 20 days ago
burden of proof of product safety upon the importers, manufacturers and distributors. A Children’s Product Safety Council (CPSC) will also be created, which will serve as the primary link and coordinator for its member institutions such as the... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
RECALL ALERT: American Honda recalls portable generators due to fire and burn hazardsAmerican Honda toll-free at 888-888-3139 from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday th
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 24 days ago
American Honda toll-free at 888-888-3139 from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or online at https://powerequipment.honda.com/ and click on “Recalls and Updates” at the bottom of the page for more informa... Read more
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Daily Mail
Girl hospitalized after swallowing Buckyballs2014. The Consumer Product Safety Commission first banned the sale of Buckybal
Daily Mail / Posted 25 days ago
2014. The Consumer Product Safety Commission first banned the sale of Buckyballs in 2012. After CEO Craig Zucker sued the CPSC, they came to a settlement where Buckyballs was required to recall the products in 2014. The magnets cost between $25... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
SoCal parents claim potty seat "nearly dismembered" their 3-oldare committed to providing safe products to our guests and require our vendors
Stamford Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
are committed to providing safe products to our guests and require our vendors to follow all product safety laws and CPSC guidelines for the products they sell at Target." they said. GoodHousekeeping.com has reached out to Prince Lionheart... Read more
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Connecticut Post
SoCal parents claim potty seat "nearly dismembered" their 3-oldare committed to providing safe products to our guests and require our vendors
Connecticut Post / Posted 26 days ago
are committed to providing safe products to our guests and require our vendors to follow all product safety laws and CPSC guidelines for the products they sell at Target." they said. GoodHousekeeping.com has reached out to Prince Lionheart... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
SoCal parents claim potty seat "nearly dismembered" their 3-oldare committed to providing safe products to our guests and require our vendors
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
are committed to providing safe products to our guests and require our vendors to follow all product safety laws and CPSC guidelines for the products they sell at Target." they said. GoodHousekeeping.com has reached out to Prince Lionheart... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Four seasons: Time lapse of equinoxes and soltices as seen from spacelaboratory in Rockville, Md. "Make sure your live Christmas tree has plenty of
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 26 days ago
laboratory in Rockville, Md. "Make sure your live Christmas tree has plenty of water, keep lit candles away from flammable items, and use caution when standing on a ladder or a chair to hang decorations," said CPSC Acting Chairman Ann Marie Bue... Read more
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Sun Star
Cebu Province to put up P1.7M-rich Governor’s CupVOLLEYBALL and basketball players will have something to look forward to as the
Sun Star / Posted 26 days ago
VOLLEYBALL and basketball players will have something to look forward to as the Cebu Provincial Sports Commission (CPSC) will host the cash-rich Governor’s Cup early next year. The first Governor’s Cup Volleyball Tournament is set to open on Feb. 18... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Turtles on tiny treadmills testing their endurancelaboratory in Rockville, Md. "Make sure your live Christmas tree has plenty of
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 26 days ago
laboratory in Rockville, Md. "Make sure your live Christmas tree has plenty of water, keep lit candles away from flammable items, and use caution when standing on a ladder or a chair to hang decorations," said CPSC Acting Chairman Ann Marie Bue... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Shoppers stop in their tracks when this store employee sings Christmas tuneslaboratory in Rockville, Md. "Make sure your live Christmas tree has plenty of
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 27 days ago
laboratory in Rockville, Md. "Make sure your live Christmas tree has plenty of water, keep lit candles away from flammable items, and use caution when standing on a ladder or a chair to hang decorations," said CPSC Acting Chairman Ann Marie Bue... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Polaris warns of continued ROV fire dangerMEDINA, Minn. - Minnesota-based Polaris Industries and the U.S. Consumer Produc
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 27 days ago
MEDINA, Minn. - Minnesota-based Polaris Industries and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) are renewing a warning to consumers after a continuing pattern of fires with a line of recreational off-highway vehicles (ROV's). The concern... Read more
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Business Standard India
Dr Reddy's settles 6-yr-old drug packaging case with US govt for $5 mnin the United States to prove child resistance The Justice Department in a law
Business Standard India / Posted 28 days ago
in the United States to prove child resistance The Justice Department in a lawsuit said that instead of notifying the CPSC or the public that its products put children at risk, the company quietly began altering its packaging while continuing... Read more
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Business Standard India
Dr. Reddy's resolves U.S. probe over child safety of drug packagingin the United States to prove child resistance The Justice Department in a law
Business Standard India / Posted 28 days ago
in the United States to prove child resistance The Justice Department in a lawsuit said that instead of notifying the CPSC or the public that its products put children at risk, the company quietly began altering its packaging while continuing... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Dr. Reddy's resolves US probe over child safety of drug packagingin the United States to prove child resistance The Justice Department in a law
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 28 days ago
in the United States to prove child resistance The Justice Department in a lawsuit said that instead of notifying the CPSC or the public that its products put children at risk, the company quietly began altering its packaging while continuing... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
East Georgia Regional Medical Center: Keep holiday toy shopping safe, stress-freequickly, but come with a high level of caution from safety experts. According t
Statesboro Herald / Posted 28 days ago
quickly, but come with a high level of caution from safety experts. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), there have been 13 burn injuries, three smoke inhalation injuries, and two deaths related to hoverboards since 2015 –... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Dramatic video shows why watering your Christmas tree is so importantdry tree is engulfed in flames in mere seconds and the fire quickly spreads, wh
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 28 days ago
dry tree is engulfed in flames in mere seconds and the fire quickly spreads, while the watered tree smolders. The CPSC also offers tips to eliminate other holiday-decorating-related hazards in a news release. Sign up today for a free 30... Read more
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Al.com
Watch how fast a dry Christmas tree can go up in flamesjust how fast a dry Christmas tree can go up in flames. "Safety should be part
Al.com / Posted 28 days ago
just how fast a dry Christmas tree can go up in flames. "Safety should be part of all your decorating efforts," said CPSC Acting Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle. "Make sure your live Christmas tree has plenty of water, keep lit candles away from... Read more
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