It has been decided by the European Commission and European Union member states that the flavoring substance 3-acetyl-2,5-dimethylthiophene should be banned. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a scientific opinion and press release on 16 May that said: ‘The flavoring substance 3-acetyl-2,5-dimethylthiophene is genotoxic (that is, it can damage DNA, the genetic material of [...]
Name of Product: “Big Rex and Friends” Cloth Books Units: About 204,000 Importer: St. Martin’s Press LLC, of New York, N.Y. Hazard: A red plastic dot sewn in the book contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: This recall [...]
Name of Product: BattEQ Battery Equalizers Units: About 800 Manufacturer: SmartSpark Energy Systems Inc., of Champaign, Ill.
Name of Product: Zebra Rug Units: About 2,900 Importer: JLA Home, of Plano, Texas
Name of Product: Yellow Sure Grip Paint Brushes Units: About 900 Importer: Early Childhood Resources LLC, of Mt. Laurel, N.J.
Name of Product: “Tall Red” Fuel Cells Units: About 86,000 Manufacturer: Paslode, of Vernon Hills, Ill