NEW YORK (AP) — More than 190,000 ceiling fans sold at Home Depot are being recalled after reports that the blades fell off while spinning, hitting people and causing property damage.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York will require manufacturers to disclose the use of potentially dangerous chemicals in children's products under a new law signed Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) — About 24,000 Disney and Eddie Bauer baby sleepers are being recalled on concerns that infants could roll over and suffocate on them.
MANASQUAN, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's senior U.S. senator wants federal officials to take more aggressive action to protect beachgoers from wind-swept beach umbrellas.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Three people died in accidents involving all-terrain vehicles over the Memorial Day weekend in Pennsylvania.
A 45-year-old North Wales man died early Monday when his...
Another brand of sleeping rockers is being recalled, after five infants died in them over the past seven years.
Kids II said Friday that it is recalling nearly 700,000 rocking sleepers that...
NEW YORK (AP) — Fisher-Price recalled nearly 5 million infant sleepers on Friday after more than 30 babies died in them over a 10-year period.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fisher-Price is voluntarily recalling about 44,000 Children's Power Wheels Barbie Dream Campers because they can keep running after the foot pedal is released.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission says Fisher-Price has received 17 complaints. No injuries have been reported.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two of the nation's largest retailers and a third company are named in a New York lawsuit claiming the companies imported and sold children's toys with lead levels up to 10 times higher than federal limits.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Family members are suing the distributors of a hoverboard that burst into flames, causing a Pennsylvania house fire that killed two young girls.
The lawsuit filed last month comes a little more than a year after the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a LayZ Board sparked the fire that killed 2-year-old Ashanti Hughes and 10-year-old Savannah Dominick at their Harrisburg home in March 2017.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota-based Polaris Industries will pay a more than $27 million civil penalty to settle two 2016 late-reporting claims involving defective recreational vehicles.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission said Monday the settlement involves models of Polaris' RZR and Ranger recreational off-road vehicles that contained defects.
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is recalling 260,000 AmazonBasics portable chargers after reports that they can overheat and cause fires or burns.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former federal consumer product regulator dropped his bid for the Arkansas Legislature Wednesday and is now trying to unseat the state's Republican attorney general.
Mike Lee filed paperwork to seek the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. Lee, 70, is the first Democrat to announce a race against Rutledge, who filed last week to seek re-election.
NEW YORK (AP) — Thinking about getting a new flat-screen TV for the holidays, or a dresser for the baby's room? Factor safety into your choice.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission warns TVs and furniture like dressers and chests pose tip-over risks if they are not properly anchored to walls. This is especially true in households with young children, who can be tempted to climb on anything. But plenty of adults get injured, too.
DETROIT (AP) — More than 40 million fire extinguishers, some on the market for more than four decades, are being recalled because they may not work in an emergency.
One death has been linked to problems with the extinguishers made by Kidde, according to a notice Thursday from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
In 2014, extinguishers failed to function as they should for emergency personnel responding to a fiery car wreck.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fisher-Price is voluntarily recalling about 65,000 motorized infant seats because of risk of a fire hazard.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission says it has received three dozen reports of Soothing Motions Seats overheating and one report of a fire contained in the motor housing. The government agency says no injuries have been reported.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin-based consumer products company has been ordered to pay $1.9 million in civil penalties for waiting to report a defect in coffee carafes, which resulted in injuries to nearly 70 people, and for continuing to sell them after they were recalled.
NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot has agreed to pay the U.S. government $5.7 million to settle charges that it sold recalled washing machines, fire extinguishers and other faulty products.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says the recalled products were sold by the home-improvement retailer between 2012 and 2016.
In agreeing to the settlement, Home Depot did not admit guilt.
LOVINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Federal safety regulators are investigating the death of a Texas teenager who is suspected to have died from electrocution in New Mexico after her plugged-in cellphone made its way into the bathtub she was in.
Hobbs News-Sun reports (http://bit.ly/2tTWOdI ) the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission is investigating to find out if any products played a role on Sunday in 14-year-old Madison Coe's death.
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — The federal Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the voluntary recall of 6,300 electric stoves in connection with the electrocution death of a plumber last year.
The recall is for Blomberg and Summit electric ranges, which the commission says can become energized, posing electric shock and electrocution hazards. The recall notice states a screw wasn't installed to secure the grounding strap during manufacturing.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Federal safety regulators believe a hoverboard is to blame for a fire that killed two girls in Pennsylvania.
The girls, ages 10 and 3, were killed March 10 in Harrisburg. They are believed to be the first in the U.S. to die in a fire caused by a faulty hoverboard.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on Monday announced it believes the device that sparked that deadly blaze was a LayZ Board.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi appliance maker has agreed to pay a $4.7 million federal fine for not reporting that certain ovens in freestanding gas ranges could turn on by themselves, with customers then sometimes unable to turn them off.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A second child has died from a fire in Pennsylvania that fire officials blamed on an exploding hoverboard, a coroner said Thursday.
The deaths — if definitively linked to the two-wheeled, battery-powered scooter — would be the first in the United States caused by a hoverboard fire.
A county coroner said 10-year-old Savannah Dominick died at a hospital from severe burns.
FREEPORT, Maine (AP) — Outdoors retailer L.L. Bean is recalling some snowshoes.
The Freeport, Maine-based company says it's pulling 3,000 adjustable snowshoes because the plastic material can weaken and break, posing a falling hazard.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall Tuesday. It says L.L. Bean reported four failures but no one was hurt.
FREEPORT, Maine (AP) — Outdoors retailer L.L. Bean is recalling some snowshoes.
The Maine outdoor retailer says it's pulling 3,000 adjustable snowshoes because the plastic material can weaken and break, posing a fall hazard.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall Tuesday.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is expanding its testing of food and beverages in an effort to prevent foodborne illnesses.
The state announced Friday that some 67,000 samples were tested in 2016, up 10 percent from the year before.
The laboratory is responsible for analyzing food and beverage samples for impurities and health hazards. State testing resulted in more than 300 recalls last year.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — More than 2,000 dining tables with metal tops are being recalled after reports of elevated blood lead levels in four children in Rhode Island and California.
The federal Consumer Product Safety Commission says consumers should stop using the recalled Railroad Tie and Parsons Railroad Tie tables made by Restoration Hardware Inc.
The company, based in Corte Madera, California, sold the tables at its stores and on its website from March 2012 through December last year.
BEIJING (AP) — A 13-year-old girl has died after being flung out of a fast-turning ride at an amusement park in southwest China.
China's product safety regulator said in a statement late Saturday that an initial investigation showed her seatbelt had broken and a passenger safety bar did not fit tightly enough at the Chaohua Park in Fengdu county, which comes under Chongqing municipality.