Household Products

Pier 1 Recalls Thousands of Desk Chairs

Pier 1 Recalls Thousands of Desk Chairs

When you buy a chair, you assume that it won’t collapse when you sit in it. That doesn’t seem like too much to ask, but 6,000 Pier 1 shoppers just discovered that even basic structural integrity is too much to hope for when it comes to the company’s desk chairs. …

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Recalls in History: The Tylenol Murders

Recalls in History: The Tylenol Murders

On September 29th, 1982, a twelve-year-old girl named Mary Kellerman took an extra-strength Tylenol capsule. Shortly after, she died. She was the first victim of the Tylenol murderer, and her death heralded the beginning of the modern era of recalls that exists today. The story of people dying mysteriously after …

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Whirlpool Recall Exposes Fire Danger: Breaking News

Whirlpool Recall Exposes Fire Danger: Breaking News

Breaking news from washing machine manufacturer Whirlpool: Some of their washing machines have been recalled out of concern that faulty components could lead to a serious fire hazard. Machines branded “Hotpoint” or “Indesit” have faulty door locking mechanics that could overheat and lead to a fire hazard. What Is the …

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