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Families Injured By Shattering Glass Tabletops

Glass-topped patio tables are shattering for no apparent reason and even causing injuries. Federal officials say it is a real problem.

07/13/2012

Ceiling Fan Recall

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says Westinghouse is recalling 7,000 ceiling fans over safety concerns.

03/22/2012

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Westinghouse Recalls Ceiling Fans Over Safety Concerns

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says Westinghouse is recalling 7,000 ceiling fans over safety concerns.

03/22/2012

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How Safe Is Your Child’s Halloween Costume?

Halloween costumes must meet federal flammability standards, but it doesn’t mean they won’t burn. With the help of the Holiday Park Fire Department, KDKA-TV’s Susan Koeppen set several costumes on fire – all of them are currently on store shelves and were purchased from various retailers.

10/10/2011

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Lights Out For Burgettstown Football Team

Tonight is the kickoff for high school football in western Pennsylvania, but the stadium will be dark in one Washington County community. They won’t be playing Friday or Saturday night football in Burgettstown because of a recall by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

09/02/2011

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CPSC Institutes Tougher Crib Standards For Manufacturers

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued new standards for the manufacturing of baby cribs.

06/28/2011

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CPSC Offers Fireworks Safety Tips For July 4th Holiday

As the Fourth of July holiday gets closer, safety officials are issuing annual reminders on being careful when handling fireworks.

06/22/2011

Candle Recall

More than seven million tea lights are under a voluntary recall because they could pose a fire hazard.

04/21/2011

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7 Million Tea Light Candles Recalled

More than seven million tea lights are under a voluntary recall because they could pose a fire hazard.

04/20/2011

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CPSC Advises Consumer Not To Use Water Walking Balls

The government is warning people not to use those giant see-through inflatable spheres known as water walking balls.

03/31/2011

Burlington Basket Company Recalls Bassinets

Burlington Basket Company is recalling 500,000 bassinets. Officials say if the rails are not fully locked into position, the bassinets can collapse. For more information, visit the links below: Full Story Recall Details Consumer Product […]

02/16/2011

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Latest Recalls Involve Video Baby Monitors

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — There are two important recalls for parents of young children. Two infant deaths have been linked to baby video monitors with electrical cords made by Summer Infant. The Consumer Product Safety Commission […]

02/11/2011

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Lowe’s Recalling Blinds and Shades

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lowe’s is recalling about 11 million blinds and Roman shades out of concern that children could strangle on the cords. The recall involves all styles and sizes of Roman shades and roll-up […]

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Graco Recalling Strollers Over Safety Concerns

Two million Graco strollers are being recalled over child safety concerns. Graco and the Consumer Product Safety Commission received four reports of infant strangulations that happened between 2003 and 2005. Officials with the CPSC say […]

KDKA-TV–10/20/2010

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