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Nissan Issues “Do Not Drive” Warning to Over 83,000 Vehicles

According to the United States Department of Transportation, major car manufacturer Nissan recently issued a “do not drive” warning to vehicle owners for over 83,000 Nissan vehicles due to a defect with the Takata air bag inflators built into their vehicles. This recall issues a warning that covers a number of car models and years,…

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FDA Issues Warning Letter to Amazon to Remove Non-FDA approved Eye Drops Due to Public Health Concerns

On November 13, 2023, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning letter to Amazon for selling several brands of non-FDA approved eye drops in violation of federal law. Several of the unapproved brands of eye drops included Similasan Pink Eye Relief, the Goodbye Company Pink Eye, Can-C Eye Drops, Optique 1 Eye…

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Infant Swings Sold on Amazon Recalled Due to Suffocation Hazard and Violation of Federal Safety Standards

In September, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall of infant swings manufactured by HONEY JOY for violating Federal safety standards codified by Congress. The recalled infant swings were made in China and sold exclusively on Amazon. According to the CPSC, the HONEY JOY baby swings violate the “Safe Sleep for…

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Children’s Bike Helmets Sold on Amazon Recalled Due to Increased Risk of Head Injury and Failure to Comply with Federal Safety Standards

In August, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall of children’s bike helmets manufactured by Ecnup Kids Bike Helmets for failing to comply with basic federal safety standards and requirements. The recalled Ecnup Kids Bike Helmets are marketed specifically to young children wearing extra small sizes and sold exclusively on Amazon….

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Newer Models of Honda and Acura Vehicles Recalled Over Brake Problems

Nearly 125,000 Honda and Acura Vehicles are being recalled over a recently discovered manufacturing defect involving the vehicles’ braking systems. The affected vehicles include five Honda and Acura models manufactured from 2020 through 2023. Honda reportedly received notifications of potential brake failures last year, which then prompted the company to conduct an investigation. As a…

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Airbag Company Refusing to Issue Recall Despite Pressure from the National Highway Safety Administration

Figure 1: The ARC Automotive manufacturing plant in Knoxville, Tennessee. Photo credit: www.APNews.com. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is demanding an airbag part manufacturer to recall upwards of 67 million potentially dangerous air bag inflators across the U.S., but the company, ARC Automotive, Inc., has been refusing to do so. The NHTSA argues…

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Children’s ATVs Recalled Due to Defects Causing Increased Risk of Serious Crash and Injury

On April 27, 2023, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall of popular children’s all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). One of the top power sports manufacturers, EGL Motor, recalled their ACE-branded Youth All-Terrain Vehicles due to apparent manufacturing violations of Federal ATV minimum safety standards and regulations resulting in defects capable of causing serious…

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