Friday, June 27, 2008

Two Recalls: Children's Jackets / Hoodies; Hewlett-Packard Fax Machines

Children's Jackets and Hoodies with Drawstrings Recalled by Coolibar Inc. Due to Strangulation Hazard
Name of Product: Children's Sun Block Jackets and Hoodies
Hazard: The garments have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (pdf) to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets or sweatshirts...

Hewlett-Packard Co. Recalls Fax Machines Due to Fire Hazard
Name of Product: HP Fax 1010 and 1010xi MachinesUnits: About 367,000 units (an additional 84,000 units sold outside of the U.S.)...

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