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- Surprising Ways You Can Get Poisoned: A Lesson in Poison Prevention
For most of us, the word “poison” conjures up fairy tales and fantasies — Snow White’s poisoned apple, Captain Hook’s medicine in Peter Pan, the Wicked Witch’s poppy field in The Wizard of Oz. Or, for readers of a certain age, maybe “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” comes to mind.
- Recent Product Recalls Consumers Should Know About
Thousands of products are recalled every year due to manufacturing defects, poor product design that creates unsafe conditions for users, or a lack of adequate safety information about the product included with its packaging.
- Are there Dangerous Products Lurking in Your Home?
In an investigation of recalled products last November, ABC News found that a typical product recall only recovers five to 20 percent of affected products. With hundreds of products recalled every year, it is very likely that you have a dangerous or defective product somewhere in your home.
- Risk of Birth Defects Associated with Zofran Use during Pregnancy
Taking the prescription medication Zofran during pregnancy can increase the risk of fetal birth defects including cleft lip, cleft palate, craniosynostosis, and heart malformations.
- Levaquin, Cipro, Avelox, and Other FQ Antibiotics Linked to Nerve Damage from Peripheral Neuropathy
The FDA has warned that antibiotic drugs known as fluoroquinolones may increase the risk of serious nerve damage known as peripheral neuropathy. Nerve damage in the arms or legs resulting from peripheral neuropathy can occur just a few days after beginning treatment with FQ antibiotics such as Levaquin, Cipro, or Avelox, and may be permanent.
- Product liability: What Are the 3 Defect Types?
A product may be defective due to errors in design and production or due to the manufacturer’s failure to provide adequate instructions and warnings.
- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Changes Following Defective Auto Deaths
Mark Rosekind has been appointed the new head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
- Reports of Dangerously Mislabeled Supplements
A recent investigation into the quality of supplements sold at four popular retailers has revealed some troubling news. Herbal supplements sold under store brand names may not be what they claim to be, and may contain hidden ingredients that could be harmful.
- How to Report a Defective Product
Not knowing how to report a defective product stops a lot of people from taking action. However, the Consumer Product Safety Commission makes it as easy as possible for those reporting defective products. Learn how to alert the CPSC about a product that injured you and in turn, let other consumers know of dangerous products.
- What Is a Product Defect?
There are numerous ways in which a product may be considered defective. Once an item enters the stream of commerce and injures someone, the victim may be able to pursue a products liability claim against the party found to be responsible.