According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 24 people worldwide reported suffering chemical burns or skin irritation from their liquid glitter iPhone cases. Of these 24 people, 19 are from the U.S.
Parents spend enormous amounts of time and energy trying to keep their children safe. Unfortunately, even the most careful parent can't prevent all injuries. This is especially true when manufacturers create dangerous children's products.
On January 22, 2017, the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company announced a recall of certain brands of its beer. The beer in question was sold in 36 states, including Alabama as well as surrounding states such as Florida, Georgia and Louisiana.
On November 4, Samsung issued a recall of nearly three million washing machines. The affected models are top-loading washers. Samsung received over 700 customer complaints about the machines, including reports of injuries.
There are new warnings by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week about certain types of teething products. The FDA issued a safety alert in 2010 about teething tablets manufactured by Hyland's. Now, the FDA's warning includes all homeopathic teething tablets and gels that contain belladonna.
If you purchased fresh cut vegetables sold by Country Fresh LLC, you need to check the dates on the package. The company recalled the product recently due to the possibility that the vegetables are contaminated with listeria.
Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released a critical warning regarding the airbags in some Honda and Acura vehicles. NHTSA says owners of these vehicles should not drive them unless the airbag has been replaced.
Car seat use protects young children, but only if parents use car seats correctly. You want your kids to be safe, but to do that you must keep up with changing car seat guidelines.
When a child is injured, parents feel a range of emotions: anger, fear, guilt, confusion. They want to know what caused their child's injury and who is responsible. And they want to know how the injury will affect the rest of their child's life.
Drones, also referred to as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), are popular devices with children and adults. They are also used by some businesses to carry out tasks. As they grow in popularity, however, their potential for causing serious injuries is becoming clearer.