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 March 2011, CPSA announced 49 product recalls. Several items were recalled because they create fire hazards - this included box fans, backpack blowers/mister dusters, ATVs, nightlights, wall-mount fireplaces, dirt bikes, outdoor wood burning fireplaces, and slow cookers. Portland Fire & Rescue wants to make sure you’re aware of the below recalled products:
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
April 5, 2011