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Confidential Takata Settlements Conceal Important Details from Victims

With settlement agreements recently reached over allegedly defective Takata Corp. airbags, vital information that could be used by future personal injury plaintiffs has been sealed off, putting future claimants at a distinct disadvantage. Defendants… Read More

Takata Changes Propellant Used in Airbags, Anonymous Official Says

An anonymous official from Japanese auto parts supplier Takata Corporation told Reuters yesterday that the company has changed the chemical mixture used in its airbags, including some that had previously been recalled. Takatas recipe for the propellant… Read More

Honda Motor Co. Under Investigation Following Takata Airbag Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened up an investigation into whether or not Honda Motor Co. failed to report injuries and deaths linked to defective Takata airbags. Defective Takata airbags have led to the recall of… Read More

"Dorel" Children's Car Seats Recalled

Leading child car seat maker Dorel is recalling nearly 800,000 kids car seats due to a faulty button for locking and releasing the harness, the US highway safety department said Monday. The Canadian groups Dorel Juvenile division said the recall involves… Read More

Drop-side Cribs Outlawed

The Consumer Product Safety Commission banned last Wednesday all drop-side cribs after the deaths of more than 30 infants and toddlers in the past decade. The CPSC voted unanimously to ban the manufacture, sale and resale of the cribs. There will be… Read More

Lowe's Recalls "Roman Shades" Blinds

Lowes recalled some 11 million blinds and Roman shades on Wednesday following concerns that children could strangle on the cords of the products. The recall involves all styles and sizes of Roman shades and roll-up blinds sold by Lowes: about 6 million… Read More

Nap Nanny Recliners Recalled

The following is from the website of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission WASHINGTON, D.C. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Baby Matters LLC, of Berwyn, Pa., is announcing the voluntary recall of 30,000 Nap… Read More

Seven Companies Recall Combined 2 Million Cribs

More than 2 million cribs from seven companies were recalled Thursday amid concerns that babies can suffocate, become trapped or fall from the cribs. Most of the cribs were drop-sides, which have a side rail that moves up and down so parents can lift… Read More

Baby Slings Recalled

A press release from the Consumer Product Safety Commission: WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada (HC), in cooperation with Infantino LLC, of San Diego, Calif. are announcing a free replacement program… Read More

Food Flavoring Recall

U.S. food regulators announced a voluntary recall on Thursday of food made with hydrolyzed vegetable protein, a common flavoring, due to a potential salmonella contamination. The flavoring is used in soups, sauces, hot dogs, snack foods, dressings and… Read More

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