Physio-Control Warns Defective LIFEPAK 1000 Defibrillators Can Shut Down During Resuscitation Attempts

Recalls

On January 13, 2017, Physio-Control, a provider of professional emergency medical response solutions, announced a voluntary field action for the LIFEPAK 1000 defibrillator due to reported instances where the device has shut down unexpectedly during patient treatment.  The company admits that it has received 34 reports where customers have attempted to use their LIFEPAK 1000…

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Best Buy to Pay $3.8 Million Penalty for Selling Recalled Products from 2010-2015

Recalls
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently announced that Best Buy Co., Inc., of Richfield, Minnesota has agreed to pay a $3.8 million civil penalty for allegedly distributing and selling about 600 previously recalled consumer products in violation of Federal law. (To read the settlement agreement, click here.) The agreement settles charges that Best…

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Samsung Galaxy Note7 Phones Recalled Due to Serious Safety Risk After Reports of Batteries Overheating Causing Burn Injuries and Fires in Cars and Garages

Consumer Safety Alerts

Last Thursday, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued an official recall of certain Galaxy Note7 smartphones as the affected devices can overheat and pose a safety risk. According to the CPSC, Samsung has received 92 reports of the batteries overheating in the U.S., including 26 reports of burns and 55 reports of property damage,…

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WYLWOOD FROZEN BROCCOLI RECALLED IN OHIO AND 11 OTHER STATES

Food Safety

Frozen broccoli cuts sold in 11 states including Ohio have been recalled over fears of listeria contamination. (4/1/16 FDA Announcement.) Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause high fever, severe headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. It can also cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and…

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