Consumer Product Safety Commission

Coffee Maker Recall

Jerdon is recalling some of their one cup coffeemakers because they may overheat, causing burns and possibly starting fires.

02/27/2013

Hello Kitty Motor Scooter Recall

A popular children’s scooter is being recalled.

02/26/2013

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Consumer Reports Investigates Reports Of Self-Starting Microwaves

There’s a warning from Consumer Reports about microwave ovens that the magazine’s experts believe can turn on by themselves and start fires.

02/12/2013

Generator Recall

If you bought a Powermate Generator from Home Depot, you might want to take a look at the model number.

11/13/2012

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Officials Announce Recall For Powermate Generators

If you bought a Powermate Generator from Home Depot, you might want to take a look at the model number.

11/13/2012

GE Washing Machine Recall

GE is recalling some popular front-loading washers.

10/03/2012

Mr. Coffee Single Cup Brewers Recall

There is a recall under way for Mr. Coffee Single Cup Brewers because the coffee maker can unexpectedly open and shoot hot water on the user. For more details, click here to visit the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website.

08/30/2012

Millions Of Bumbo Baby Seats Recalled

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a voluntary recall for about four million Bumbo Baby Seats.

08/15/2012

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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

(Credit: KDKA)

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

Light Up Night, Fireworks, Pittsburgh

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

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