Senators Concerned about Takata’s Accountability in Massive Air Bag Recall

Two U.S. senators have written to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for guidance about holding Takata Corporation accountable in the air bag inflator recall if its U.S. subsidiary declares bankruptcy. The air bag recall is one of the largest automotive recalls in U.S. history.

In a letter made public on Monday, Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Edward Markey expressed their concerns about Takata to NHTSA administrator Mark Rosekind. They wrote, “We have concerns about Takata’s financial solvency, which is now at risk … and that as a result, consumers could be left with defective airbags that no one will be forced to fix,” Reuters reports. Continue reading Senators Concerned about Takata’s Accountability in Massive Air Bag Recall

Sure Signal Heat-Activated Fire Alarms Recalled Due to Malfunction

Fire Alarms Recalled Due to Malfunction
Fire Alarms Recalled Due to Malfunction

A recall is being issued for roughly 375,000 Sure Signal heat-activated fire alarms because they can malfunction, failing to alert consumers in case of a fire. “A defective fusible link sensor (fuse) on the fire alarm can cause the alarm to fail to alert consumers of a fire.” a recall notice posted on the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) website states.

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