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On June 3, 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Maytag Corp. announced a safety recall of approximately 1.7 million dishwashers, after receiving 12 reports of the dishwasher heating elements catching on fire and causing damage to the dishwasher or kitchen.
On Monday, May 17, 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Family Dollar Stores Inc. announced a safety recall of approximately 1.8 million toy dart gun sets, sold exclusively in Family Dollar stores until last year, after the agency received reports of two children's deaths...
On May 12, 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada, and Step2 Company LLC announced a safety recall of approximately 2.5 million ride-on buggy toys, citing a risk of serious injury to children if a defective pin on the handle of the buggy comes loose and allows...