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Recall of Potentially Contaminated SeriScaffold® Device, a Surgical Mesh Often Used in Breast Reconstruction Surgery

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced a voluntary recall of SeriScaffold Surgical Scaffold Product, a bio-resorbable surgical mesh for use in open or…

Mar 31, 2013

Another Compounding Company Endangers Consumers With Contaminated Products

On September 26, 2012, New England Compounding Center (NECC) recalled more than 17,000 steroids delivered to medical facilities in 23 states because of an outbreak…

Mar 23, 2013

SimplyThick Manufacturer Changes Product Warnings in Light of Potential Catastrophic Infant Injury or Death

In February SimplyThick, LLC, the manufacturer of SimplyThick, announced online a major change to its product warnings. The new warning will state that SimplyThick is…

Mar 01, 2013

Hotels, Motels and Child Care Facilities Must Comply with New Safety Requirements for Cribs

New federal safety standards for cribs, play yards, bassinets and cradles show a laudable concern for infants and the danger well-meaning but unsuspecting parents place their…

Feb 11, 2013

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Files Administrative Complaints Regarding Two Children’s Products: High-Powered Magnets and Infant Recliners

Due to reports of injuries and deaths, and concerns for children's safety, this past month the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) filed Administrative Complaints…

Jan 01, 2013

New Federal Safety Standard for Infant Swings

Last month the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that it had voted unanimously (3-0) to approve a new federal mandatory safety standard to…

Dec 01, 2012

The Latest “It Couldn’t Have Happened” Defense – The Mouse in the Soda Can Would Have Disintegrated

The products liability lawsuit brought by Ronald Ball alleges he became violently ill when he opened a can of Mountain Dew and found a dead…

Jan 06, 2012

Grandfather Clause Left Gaping Loopholes in Medical Device Regulation

Most medical devices have never been shown to be safe or effective. The US Food and Drug Administration have promised for years to subject…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 26, 2011

Lack of Consumer Response Prompts Unusual Re-announcement of Recall of Dehumidifiers That Have Caused More Than One Million Dollars in Property Damage

Initially recalled in December of 2009, yesterday LG Electronics Tianjin Appliance Co., in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), urged consumers to…

Sep 15, 2011

One-Foot High Step Stool Causes Fractured Wrists, Pelvis and Hip and Is Recalled

Target Corporation of Minneapolis, Minnesota recalled 206,000 wooden step stools with storage the wooden step stools can break apart or collapse under the weight of…

Posted by SEO Admin on Aug 08, 2011

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