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Are any of these baby choking hazards in your house?

A wide range of items are unsafe for babies, and choking is a top hazard. Even foods you might not give a second glance to such as stringy or melted cheese can pose a danger, and so can honey, nuts and seeds. With research, you are able to find out in advance which foods are unsafe.

Some fidget spinners could be a choking and fire hazard

The latest craze to sweep across America is fidget spinners. They are fun devices designed to keep kids focused and entertained. However, parents should be aware of the potential hazard these toys present because there have been a couple instances where bluetooth enabled fidget spinners have burst into flames, as per a report in Time

Battery-powered toys can pose a fire hazard

The toughest cases within the field of product liability are when children are injured or killed by an unsafe product. Especially toys. Every year, numerous toy manufacturers face recalls (and lawsuits) when a design flaw or other defect in their products causes severe burns or other injuries.

Borax In Home-Made Slime Has Caused Serious Burns To Children

Homemade “slime” became a viral fad over the past year, even to the point that kids have depleted whole towns of the supply of white school glue. But some parents are thinking twice about letting their children make their own slime now that the borax used to create the substance has been linked to severe chemical burns.

Why cochlear implants fail

If you or your child is deaf, you may be considering a cochlear implant. Major companies in this arena include Advanced Bionics, Cochlear and Med-El. Their devices have helped many people, but cochlear implants do sometimes fail.

US regulators investigating defective fuel tank flanges

Even though Volkswagen AG and its Audi and Porsche brands have already recalled nearly a half-million vehicles due to defective fuel tank/pump flanges, U.S. regulators are now worried millions of other cars may be at risk since the manufacturer of these potentially dangerous parts may have sold them to as many as 11 automakers and five supply companies.

3 types of defective product claims

Every year, defective products sold in the United States cause countless injuries — and sometimes death. Sadly, with victims ranging from young infants to full-grown adults, no one is ever truly safe from these dangerous products.

Fire alarm wireless gateway recalled — is your building safe?

We expect fire alarm systems to do one very important thing: warn us when a building might be on fire. Unfortunately, however, as alarm systems get more complex and reliant on new technology, additional opportunities for errors arise — leading to some systems not being able to perform this one and only function.

8 common causes of household fires

While no one ever expects to have to deal with a household fire, the sad reality is that they occur far more often than many people know. In fact, according to the National Fire Protection Association, there were more than 1.3 million fires reported in 2015 alone — meaning fire departments responded to a fire every 23 seconds that year.

Beware: Easter egg toy recalled due to serious ingestion hazard

Yesterday, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall of a small, water-absorbing Easter egg toy that, when ingested, can expand within a child’s body. Ultimately, this expansion can cause serious intestinal obstructions, resulting in vomiting, dehydration and severe discomfort. According to the CPSC recall notice, ingestion of this water-absorbing Easter toy can even be life threatening.

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