HP expands battery recall

HP, Inc is recalling around 101,000 batteries due to potential burn and fire hazards after previously recalling 41,000 batteries last June. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the lithium-ion batteries contain  Panasonic cells that are used in HP notebook computers and were shipped between March 2013 and October of last year. The batteries are compatible with HP, Compaq,…

Cuisinart announces recall of 8 million food processors

Cuisinart has announced a recall of about 8 million of its food processors after Conair, the company’s owner, received 69 reports of consumers finding broken pieces of the blade in processed food, including 30 reports of mouth lacerations or tooth injuries.

Toy safety: important information for Santa’s helpers

BBB helps parents choose safe, suitable toys this holiday season Back in the day, lawn darts were the height of toy fashion. Now, parents gasp at the idea of giving their children a flying projectile with a sharp metal point. Safety has become paramount to both toy manufacturers and law makers. A report recently released…

Recent Recalls of 2012

Check out some of the most recently recalled items of 2012. Make sure none of your new Christmas gadgets made the list! The Land of Nod bed frames – Entrapment hazard Triple Eight Distribution bike helmets—Not compliant with safety standards Target LED flashlight sets—fire hazard IKEA high chairs—Child restraint buckle can open unexpectedly O-Grill portable…