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Six Surprisingly Dangerous Tech Products

Some tech products that you wouldn’t think of as harmful are capable of causing injury, whether due to a defect or to being inherently dangerous. The following dangerous products have been deemed potentially unsafe in certain situations: 1. Laser Pointers Improperly used laser pointers can have serious consequences, including eye injuries, causing vision problems for drivers and burned skin. The…
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Surge protectors recalled because of fire hazards

Austin readers may or may not be aware that the Consumer Products Safety Commission has recently announced a product recall of power-surge devices from Schneider Electric because of fire risks. The CPSC said that Schneider’s Series 7 and 8 APC SurgeArrest protectors, which were manufactured in China and the Philippines before 2003, have melted or overheated and produced fire and…
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Retail chain recalls floor lamp after fire and shock reports

Homemakers pay good money for household products and appliances, fully expecting that they will work well for a reasonable length of time-and will not pose a threat. Sometimes, however, products not only fail but even cause harm to users. One of the nation’s leading retailers is recalling such a product: a white 2-bulb floor lamp, sold at its store locations…
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