PetSmart Fined $4.24M After Defective Fishbowls Cause Serious InjuriesPetSmart will pay a $4.25 million civil fine for not quickly reporting defective fish bowls that caused serious injuries at least a dozen times.
CPSC Announces Recall Of 1 Million Samsung Galaxy Note 7 PhonesThe U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall of 1 million Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones Thursday because of the risk of battery explosions and fires.
After Fires, Feds Recall 500,000 HoverboardsMore than 500,000 hoverboards are being recalled after dozens of reports of fires and spewing smoke.
Amazon Offers Hoverboard Refunds, Feds Continue Investigating Dozens Of FiresFollowing dozens of fires involving hoverboards, Amazon is now offering refunds. Meanwhile, the Consumer Product Safety Commission continues to look for the root cause.
Feds Investigate Hoverboard Safety After Fires, USPS Limits ShipmentsAfter reports of several fires involving hoverboards, including at least one in the Bay Area, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said they are looking into the safety of the popular holiday toys.
Williams-Sonoma To Pay $987,500 Penalty Over Hammock Stand DefectsHousewares retailer Williams-Sonoma Inc. has agreed to pay a $987,500 civil penalty to settle charges that it failed to immediately report a defect in Pottery Barn wooden hammock stands.
Fewer Kids’ Products Recalled, But Recalls IgnoredA new report finds fewer children's products are being recalled. But parents aren’t paying close enough attention to recall warnings that could possibly affect their children.