CPSC announces recall of 54,000 Hewlett-Packard laptop batteries

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of 54,000 lithium-ion batteries due to reports of injuries caused by their overheating and rupturing.  The announcement expands on an earlier recall of 70,000 batteries. The batteries at issue are used in HP and Compaq laptop computers sold between […]

CPSC calls for removal of defective Chinese drywall, affected home systems

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) released interim recommendations on April 2 that homeowners with toxic Chinese drywall should remove and replace the problem drywall.  Additionally, homeowners should replace affected household systems such as electrical wiring, gas pipes, sprinkler systems, and smoke alarms.  The CPSC is also investigating […]
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