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Chrissie Cole

Children’s Bangle Bracelets Recalled

Chandigarh Fashion, in cooperation with the CPSC, announced a voluntary recall of Children’s Bangle Bracelets because the surface coating contains high levels of lead. If ingested, lead can…

Staff Writer

Top Ten Dangerous Toys of the Past Year

To help parents with the purchase of toys that are not only fun to play with but are safe for use, the nonprofit organization World Against Toys Causing Harm Inc. (WATCH) has issued its list of 9…

Michael Levine

Peanut Butter Salmonella Recalls Include Little Debbie Snacks

Little Debbie snacks are the latest peanut butter-containing foods to be recalled amid a nationwide salmonella outbreak. The outbreak has been linked to a Peanut Corporation of America (PCA)…

Michael Levine

Tighter Lead Laws for Manufacturers of Children’s Items

According to the Washington Post, all Child Products will have to meet a new, tougher lead standard by February 10, 2009. The new law will allow companies to sell off inventory on products that will…

Michael Levine

Product Liability – The Dangers of Defective Toys

In a currently ongoing case, one of our clients was the victim of a dangerous product. On May 14, 2008, the mother of the plaintiff purchased a slingshot at a department store. On June 12, 2008,…

Chrissie Cole

Sears Recalls Kenmore Coffee Makers for Burn Hazard

Sears, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), announced a voluntary recall of Kenmore and Kenmore Elite coffee makers because the wiring can overheat posing burn…