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June 2009

The Survive and Thrive Boomer Guide Recall of the Week: Blair chenille robes

The recall of about 162,000 women’s full length Blair chenille robes is being re-announced, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports. Since the recall was originally announced in April 2009, six deaths due to the robes catching on fire have been reported to Blair LLC, of Warren, Pa. Five of... Read more →


The Survive and Thrive Boomer Guide Recall of the Week: National and Sanyo hand-held hair dryers

About 2,300 National and Sanyo hand-held hair dryers are being recalled, reports the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Imported by Vintage International Inc., of Hacienda Heights, Calif., the hair dryers were manufactured in Thailand. The hair dryers aren’t equipped with an immersion protection device to prevent electrocution if the hair... Read more →