News tagged with consumer product safety commission

Feds are investigating drinking glasses with lead

(AP) -- Federal regulators launched an investigation Monday into lead levels in drinking glasses depicting comic book and movie characters, declaring that the items are subject to standards for "children's products."

Nov 22, 2010
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McDonald's pulls cadmium-tainted 'Shrek' glasses

(AP) -- Cadmium has been discovered in the painted design on "Shrek"-themed drinking glasses being sold nationwide at McDonald's, forcing the burger giant to recall 12 million of the cheap U.S.-made collectibles while dramatically ...

Jun 04, 2010
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Lawmakers look to ban drop-side cribs

(AP) -- Cribs with a side rail that moves up and down so parents can lift children from them more easily would be banned under legislation aimed at reducing infant deaths.

May 25, 2010
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Move afoot in Congress to ban drop-side cribs

(AP) -- The baby crib, usually a safe haven for little ones, became a death trap for 6-month-old Bobby Cirigliano. The side rail on his drop-side crib slid off the tracks and trapped his head and neck between the mattress ...

May 23, 2010
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