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Seen At 11: Expert Explains Coffee Tables, TVs, Shower Doors Shattering Without Warning

Imagine sitting in your living room and suddenly, your glass coffee table explodes, or while taking a bath, the shower door shatters.

11/07/2014

Drawstring pants found at Harlem thrift store (CBS 2)

NY Thrift Shops Told To Stop Selling Children’s Clothing With Drawstrings

They are clothing that in rare cases can kill. New York banned or restricted the use of drawstrings in children’s clothing more than a decade ago — and the feds followed suit in recent years. But you can still find “drawstring dangers” on store shelves.

08/19/2014

Toys seized by customs officials late last month at the Port of New York/New Jersey. (credit: Handout)

Investigators Seize More Than 2,300 Potentially Dangerous Toys At Port Of NY/NJ

Customs officers at the Port of New York/New Jersey seized two shipments from China containing toy dolls, cosmetic sets, fire trucks and tractors late last month, officials announced Wednesday.

11/13/2013

Pajama Recall

Children’s Place Recalls 38,000 Pairs Of Pajamas

The Children’s Place has recalled 38,000 pairs of pajamas that could be flammable.

09/18/2013

The Baby Einstein Musical Motion Activity Jumper has been recalled. (credit: CPSC)

Baby Activity Seat Recalled Due To Impact Hazard

Kids II has issued a voluntary recall of about 400,000 Baby Einstein Musical Motion Activity Jumper because the sun shaped toy attachment can snap back with force and injure the infant.

07/23/2013

Apple iPhone

Seen At 11: Exploding Cellphones Pose A Serious Danger

The public is taking heed of a warning about exploding phones. It is happening more and more and causing some serious injuries.

06/19/2013

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sen. Schumer Calls For Child-Protective Lid And Warning Label On Detergent

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer wants more protections for the colorful, tightly-wrapped “pods” of gel laundry and dishwashing detergent that children may think is candy.

09/09/2012

Mr. Coffee coffeemakers (credit: cpsc.gov)

Hundreds Of Thousands Of ‘Mr. Coffee’ Machines Being Recalled

The Consumer Product Safety Commission said the appliance can suddenly release a stream of scalding water and coffee grounds. The defect has caused 61 reported injuries, including burns to the face and hands.

08/31/2012

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Millions Of Bumbo Baby Seats Recalled After Skull Fracture Reports

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says babies can wiggle out of the floor seats.

08/15/2012

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Over 1 Million Tassimo Coffee Makers Recalled Due To Burn Hazard

Home-brewed coffee lovers, take note: More than a million coffee makers are being recalled after dozens of reports of the brewers spraying hot liquid, coffee grounds or tea leaves onto people.

02/09/2012

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B.O.B. Single And Double Strollers Recalled Over Choking Concerns

Hundreds of thousands of popular B.O.B. jogging strollers are being recalled because of choking concerns.

10/11/2011

Lowe's is recalling about 11 million blinds and Roman shades out of concern that children could strangle on the cords. (Photo/CPSC)

Lowe’s Recalls 11 Million Blinds, Shades

The recall involves all styles and sizes of Roman shades and roll-up blinds sold by Lowe’s. That’s about 6 million shades and 5 million roll-up blinds.

12/01/2010

Graco strollers recalled (Credit: Graco)

4 Deaths Prompt Graco Stroller Recall

Baby gear maker Graco is recalling about 2 million strollers after receiving reports that four infants died in the strollers.

10/20/2010

This undated handout photo provided by the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) shows a Fisher-Price tricycle. Fisher-Price is recalling more than 10 million tricycles, toys and high chairs over safety concerns. (AP Photo/CPSC)

Fisher-Price Recalls More Than 10M Kid Products

Fisher-Price is recalling more than 10 million tricycles, toys and high chairs over safety concerns.

09/30/2010