The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSA) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products. Click here to find information on product recalls and search recalled products on the CPSA’s Recall and Product Safety News webpage.
In February 2012, CPSA announced several product recalls because they create fire hazards - this included roof tiles, backpack blowers, gas cylinders, fan heaters, control panels for home security systems, rooster-themed lamps, gas furnaces for manufactured homes, printers, hurricane styled lights, holiday tea light candle warmers, power strips, and fax machines. Click here to view February 2012 recalls and product safety news.
Stay informed of recalled products by bookmarking or adding CPSA’s website http://www.cpsc.gov/ to your favorites and check it often. You can also sign up on CPSA’s subscription list to receive emails about recalled products. Visit https://www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx to join.
Keep you and your family safe and educated!
Portland Fire & Rescue
We Respond: Always Ready, Always There
March 1, 2012