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High Risk Thrift Shopping

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, many of the approximately 300 products that get recalled every year wind up in thrift shops.

09/23/2013

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Blog: 2 Million Dehumidifiers Recalled For Fire Risk

By Jim Donovan:  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a big recall involving more than 2 million dehumidifiers.  The CPSC says that the dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke and catch fire.   165 incidents have […]

09/12/2013

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BLOG: CPSC Warning About Dangerous Infant Recliners

12/27/2012 UPDATE: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and four major retailers are announcing a voluntary recall to consumers who own Nap Nanny recliners made by Baby Matters, LLC of Berwyn, Pa. Retailers currently […]

12/06/2012

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Thrift Store Dangers

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, many of the approximately 300 products that get recalled every year wind up in thrift stores. Beware.

09/25/2012

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Recall Alert: Flushing System Causes Toilets To Explode

About 2.3 million Flushmate III Pressure-Assiste Flushing Systems have been recalled in the United States because of explosion and laceration risks.

08/21/2012

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3 On Your Side: Baby Monitor Warning

There is a warning today for parents about a product that’s found in many homes and may pose a hidden risk: baby monitors. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has the details and tells us how the federal government and manufacturers are taking action.

07/13/2012

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3-On Your Side: Product Problems

When a company is notified a consumer has a significant problem or is injured by a product, it’s supposed to tell the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

03/20/2012

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