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Posted On 10/04/19

Nearly 1 Million Ridgewood Four-Drawer Dressers Recalled; Sold Exclusively at Kmart

The risk of residential appliances and furniture tipping over is a hidden danger of which manufacturers are full aware, yet dangerous products continue to be sold. In yet another example, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the furniture manufacturer Ridgewood Industries, Inc. of Canada has issued a recall on the Bellmont four-drawer dressers with plastic drawer glides.  The dressers were sold exclusively at  Kmart stores nationwide from April 2013 to November 2018 for about $40. The recalled dressers are unstable and can tip over if not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children. Consumers should immediately stop using any recalled dresser that is not properly...

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Posted On 10/01/19

September Product Recalls 2019

A product recall means something is wrong with the item – something significant enough to potentially cause consumer injuries or deaths. The Consumer Product Safety Commission tries to protect consumers from defective and dangerous products by holding manufacturers to certain safety standards. It also warns consumers of defective products using its real-time product recall list. September’s additions to the recall list included children’s toys, lawnmowers, firearms and furniture. If you or a loved one were injured due to a defect product, speak with a product liability lawyer. Beaufort Bonnet Knit Dolls On September 3rd, the children’s toy company Beaufort Bonnet recalled about 4,500 units of its handmade knit dolls after...

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Posted On 08/26/19

July Product Recalls 2019

Product recalls are signs that something is amiss. The product may contain a defect that could be highly dangerous for consumers. Many product recalls come too late – after an unsuspecting consumer has already suffered a defective product injury. Keeping up with the national product recalls list from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, however, could help shoppers stay away from potentially dangerous items. Here are a few highlights for July 2019. Dorel Juvenile Group Sleepers Dorel Juvenile Group USA has recalled a line of infant sleepers due to potential hazards for children. Although no one has reported an injury or death related to the sleepers, the company is preemptively recalling...

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Posted On 07/25/19

June Product Recalls 2019

Defective products pose serious risks to consumers. One minute a baby could be chewing on a toy and the next a piece of it could be lodged in the infant’s throat. This is just one example of many things that could go wrong while using defective or dangerous products. One of the best ways to protect your household from defective products is to keep up with the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s recall list. Here is a brief overview of some of the recalled items for June 2019. Generation Brands Light Fixture Generation Brands recalled its Small Stratton glass pendant light fixture due to a risk of the glass fixture separating...

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Posted On 05/01/19

April Product Recalls

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) collects and reports product recall data in the United States to help consumers track potentially dangerous products. Once a manufacturer identifies a defect or dangerous issue with a consumer product, the manufacturer must take appropriate steps to resolve the issue and prevent injuries to consumers. This usually involves a recall of some kind, during which the manufacturer attempts to retrieve compromised products and offer replacements or refunds. Alternatively, the manufacturer may send consumers missing parts, instruction manuals, or other materials to resolve their products’ defects. April 2019 Product Recalls The CPSC updates the most recent recall data on a regular basis, and recently published...

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Posted On 02/01/19

January Product Recalls

The Consumer Product Safety Commission seeks to provide a valuable service by providing a list of recalls and other information that could affect safety. The Phoenix product liability lawyers at Begam Marks & Traulsen, P.A. recommend keeping abreast of these recalls as it can help you and your family avoid the potentially dangerous consequences of dangerous products. Here are some of the biggest recalls in January 2019, affecting everything from furniture to food. Navien Condensing Tankless Water Heaters and Boilers A kit in the tankless water heaters and boilers that help them convert to natural gas or propane can have an unintended side effect. Affecting about 3400 units, they can...

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