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ISO7X exercise equipment recalled by Ontel due to breakage causing punctures and lacerations

Posted: April 22, 2014 Recalls

Ontel Products Corporation, in conjunction with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), has announced a recall of approximately 170,000 ISO7X isometric exercise devices. The handle grips on each of the recalled devices may break during use, causing parts to be

Vials of injectable sleep drug Propofol recalled

Posted: April 22, 2014 Recalls

Hospira is recalling seven lots of Propofol Injectable Emulsion, an anesthetic used to put people to sleep before and during surgeries, due to visible metal particles floating in glass vials of the solution.

Recent actions call into question whether Fresenius cares about patient safety

Posted: April 20, 2014 Pharmaceutical

Recent actions by Fresenius Medical Care suggest the world’s largest provider of dialysis products and services may not be too concerned about patient safety.

Pier 1 Imports announces a recall of hanging glass star lanterns in the U.S.

Posted: April 18, 2014 Recalls

Pier 1 Imports, a popular home furnishings and décor store, has announced a recall of more than 10,000 hanging glass star lanterns. The lanterns’ solder welds have the potential to melt when exposed to heat from its tea light, which

Stainless steel tool chests sold exclusively at Costco recalled after reports of major lacerations

Posted: April 14, 2014 Recalls

After reports of lacerations from its sharp edges, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Whalen Furniture Manufacturing have announced a recall of approximately 20,000 stainless steel tool chests.

CDC announces new reports of salmonella infections from Foster Farms chicken

Posted: April 13, 2014 Personal Injury

The number of people infected with antibiotic-resistant salmonella after consuming chicken processed by Foster Farms continues to climb, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). At least 524 people have been sickened across 25 states and Puerto

Volkswagen temporarily halting North American sales of four popular 2014 vehicles due to oil leakage

Posted: April 10, 2014 Product Liability

This Wednesday, Volkswagen (VW) has announced that it will halt its North American sales on approximately 27,000 current model year Passats, Jettas, Beetles and Beetle Convertibles with 1.8-liter engines and automatic transmission. All of the models were built after Feb.

Evenflo announces recall of around 1.3 million child safety seat buckles due to stuck harnesses

Posted: April 9, 2014 Recalls

Nearly 1.3 million child safety seat buckles are currently under recall by the company Evenflo. The company has found that the seat buckles have the potential to become stuck, therefore putting the child at risk in case of an emergency

Reports of explosions lead to sizable recall of Kozy Heat, Ambiance and Stellar Hearth fireplaces

Posted: April 7, 2014 Recalls

Hussong Manufacturing and American Flame, in conjunction with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), have announced a recall of more than 13,000 Kozy Heat, Ambiance and Stellar Hearth gas fireplaces and fireplace inserts. Around 2,100 are also being recalled in

Batches of Paxil recalled due to possible contamination

Posted: April 3, 2014 Recalls

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) received a warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding a potentially contaminated shipment of the company’s antidepressant Paxil and its failure to warn consumers of quality problems. The action stems from an October inspection of