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Temp Temple

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Temp Temple is the Communications Assistant for Beasley Allen Law Firm’s Web Development department. Born and raised in Montgomery, Ala., Temp began writing for Righting Injustice as an intern following his sophomore year at Belmont University, where he received the Bruin Blog Scholarship and wrote for the university’s official blog each semester. Now a full-time employee of the firm, Temp is a graduate of Huntingdon College, where he earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management. Temp writes a variety of posts during his workday ranging from assorted recalls to firm and national litigation, and special events happening across the nation.

CPSC and Implus Footcare Recall Perfect Resistance Bands Sold Exclusively At Wal-Mart

Perfect Resistance Bands, proving to be less perfect than previously imagined, have now been linked to 12 incidents involving injuries to the back, hand and eye. Implus Footcare Inc., along with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), is officially recalling about 75,600 Perfect Resistance Bands to prevent further injury to consumers. The problem lies with the bands becoming detached from the mesh cloth loops that hold the band together. If the product becomes detached while in use, the bands pose injury hazards to both the user and those in the vicinity. The Perfect Resistance Bands were sold as rubber tubes ... Read More

School and Hospital Fires Lead To Recall Of Q-Series Temperature and Humidity Sensors

After 4 incidents of sensors causing fires in schools and hospitals, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Siemens Industry, Inc. are recalling around 57,000 Q-Series Temperature and Humidity Sensors. The recalled sensors control heat, air conditioning and humidity within commercial buildings, hospitals and schools. The sensor was available in three separate designs:  a blank cover, a cover with a digital display screen, or a cover with a digital display screen and door. Also, the sensors came in either white or beige and have a Siemens, Talon, Staefa Control System, Staefa Control System/Talon logo or no logo. The recalled model ... Read More

Nearly 1.7 Million Pots and Pans Recalled For Posing Burn and Fire Hazards To Consumers and Property

After more than 1,100 reports of the Italian-made cookware collapsing, crimping and severely deforming when exposed to heat, Hy Cite Enterprises, in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), has announced a recall of its Royal Prestige 9-Ply Thermal Wall Cookware. The defective pots and pans pose both a burn and fire hazard. Roughly 1.7 million pots and pans will be affected by this recall. The recalled cookware is identified as stainless steel 9-ply “Thermal Wall.” Pots and pans have been sold under the “Royal Prestige” brand name both individually and in sets. To identify the cookware, check the ... Read More

Bugaboo International Recalls Strollers Due To Fall and Choking Hazards

Bugaboo International, a Dutch design company for infants and toddlers, announced a recall of more than 50,000 Bugaboo Cameleon and Bugaboo Donkey Model Strollers for problems involving the stroller’s carrycot/seat carry handle becoming disengaged. This risk of disengagement poses both fall and choking hazards to young children. While no injuries have been reported at this time, Bugaboo has received 58 reports of carry handles detaching unexpectedly. The recalled strollers were sold with a base, sun canopy and various other accessories in a variety of different colors. To identify the stroller, there is a fabric tag on the side of the ... Read More

Target Recalls Around 168,000 Air Misters; Second Major Recall For U.S. Retail Giant This Week

After three reports of the bottles shattering, one of which resulted in serious lacerations, Target, in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), is announcing their second recall this week, this time on around 168,000 Air Misters. The recalled Air Misters are hand-held bottles designed to spray mist as a personal cooling mechanism. Each clear plastic bottle stands at roughly 8 inches tall, holds 2 ounces of water at the “Fill” line and has a colored top and bottom. Attached to the top of the bottle is a nylon carrying strap with instructions written in white lettering along the ... Read More

Target Recalls 560,000 Sets of Children’s Pajamas That Fail To Meet Federal Flammability Standards

Target Corp., the second-largest American discount retailing company headquartered in Minnesota, and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have issued a recall for around 560,000 two-piece sets of children’s pajamas. Failing to meet the federal flammability standard, the children’s cotton or cotton/fleece pajamas pose a serious burn hazard to children. The pajamas fail to meet the tight-fitting sizing requirements. The pajama sets involved in the recall are Target Circo and Xhilaration children’s cotton or cotton/fleece two-piece pajama sets. Both sets were sold in infant and toddler sizes 12M, 2T, 3T, 4T and 5T, and in boys and girls sizes XS, ... Read More

Fisher-Price Recalls Rock ‘N Play Sleepers Due To Possible Exposure To Mold

Fisher-Price, the prominent toy company for infants and children, and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have announced a voluntary recall of around 800,000 Newborn Rock ‘N Play Sleepers due to the risk for possible exposure to mold.  Thus far, Fisher-Price has received 600 reports of mold on the product and 16 consumers have reported that their infants have been treated for respiratory issues, coughs and hives after sleeping in the product. According to CPSC, The sleeper is composed of a soft plastic seat held by a metal rocking frame and was designed for babies up to 25 pounds.  ... Read More

CPSC Gains Assistance From Four Major Retailers To Recall Nap Nanny® Recliners After More Infant Deaths

After five infant deaths, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and four major retailers, including Amazon.com, Buy Buy Baby, Diapers.com and Toys R Us/Babies R Us, are announcing a voluntary recall to consumers who own Nap Nanny® recliners.  This recall will involve both the Nap Nanny Generations One and Two and the Chill™ model infant recliners. Although the manufacturer, Baby Matters, LLC, has been made aware of deaths and injuries linked to their product, CPSC requested the participation of the retailers because of the manufacturer’s inability or unwillingness to participate in the recall. Baby Matters, LLC, in cooperation with ... Read More

CPSC Sues Star Networks USA After Continued Sale Of Recalled Magnetic Balls and Cubes

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) staff filed an administrative complaint against Star Networks USA, LLC, claiming that their Magnicube Magnet Balls and Magnet Cubes not only contained flaws in their design, packaging, warnings and instructions, but posed a considerable risk to the public at large.  The Commission, which voted 2-1 in favor of filing the complaint, seeks, among other things, that the firm immediately stop selling Star Networks Magnicube Magnet Balls and Magnet Cubes, notify the public of the defects and offer consumers a full refund. Previous negotiations with Star Networks and its representatives failed to result in a ... Read More

NHTSA’s “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Campaign Targets Drunk Drivers During The Holiday Season

The Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood recently joined with local law enforcement officers, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and the Governors Highway Safety Association to begin their annual holiday campaign in order to address the issue of drunk driving.  During this event, NHTSA released new state-by-state drunk driving statistics from 2011, revealing that 9,878 people were killed in drunk driving crashes and 395 of those crashes occurred in the second half of December alone. “The holiday season can be an especially dangerous time on our nation’s roadways due to ... Read More