Jul 23

Smoke Detectors Recalled Due to Failure to Alert

By Joe Messa

On July 10, 2019, Universal Security Instruments of Owings Mills, MD issued a recall of their 10-year battery operated ionization smoke and fire alarms after receiving reports from consumers that the alarms failed to properly activate during installation. Smoke Detector Recall: Details Universal Security Instruments have recalled 180,000 of their Chinese made smoke detectors after […]

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Jun 12

Amazon issues space heater recall in US, Canada, and Mexico due to fire hazards

By Joe Messa

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Online retail giant, Amazon, has recalled their AmazonBasics brand Ceramic Space Heater due to fire and burn hazards. Philadelphia Defective Product Lawyers: AmazonBasics Ceramic Space Heater The product is the AmazonBasics 1500 Watt Ceramic Space Heater. The recall announcement was made yesterday (June 11, 2019) citing a total of 30 reports of overheating, burning, and/or […]

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May 16

Defective Navien Tankless Water Heaters

By Joe Messa

In December 2018, The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a recall of Navien brand tankless water heaters due to fatal risks of carbon monoxide poisoning. Around 3,400 unites were included in the recall, which concerned a kit installed on the water heaters that converted them from natural gas to propane. Messa & Associates is […]

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Mar 27

Philadelphia Department of Health shuts down three dental clinics for safety and sterilization issues

By Joe Messa

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According to Action News, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health announced the closure of three Philadelphia dental offices yesterday for deficient sterilization procedures and lapses in injection safety practices. Three Trieu Family Dental Clinics have closed at the following locations; 437 West chew Ave 5427 North 5th Street 6536 Woodland Avenue Thought the health department […]

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Mar 26

Bayer Healthcare and Janssen Pharmaceuticals reached $775M settlement with victims of Xarelto blood thinner

By Joe Messa

Twenty-five thousand lawsuits were settled this week between Bayer and Janssen pharmaceutical companies, and patients alleging that they were not adequately warned about the risks of life-altering complications regarding blood thinner medication, Xarelto. Lawsuits dating back to 2014, which were consolidated in federal court in New Orleans, involved claims that patients were not adequately informed […]

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