Colorado residents may be familiar with 20 to 70 pint capacity dehumidifiers manufactured by a company called Gree. They are sold under numerous brand names, including Kenmore, Frigidaire and others. Gree recently issued a recall of a variety of its dehumidifiers. The Consumer Product Safety Commission has a complete list of the date codes, brands and models of the defective household products that are affected by the recall.
Colorado residents who shop at Wal-Mart may already know the store is recalling a table and chair set after it received reports of injuries. The product is a five-piece set, consisted of one card table and four chairs made by Mainstay. As with other apparent defective household products, Wal-Mart is urging consumers to stop using the recalled product immediately. Wal-Mart will issue a full refund to consumers when the product is returned.
The potential dangers of holiday trees are well documented and publicized nationwide and in Colorado. Holiday trees have long made the list of defective household products that can injure and even kill their users. However, keeping the focus on trees may trivialize the dangers of other holiday decorations that could also pose a danger to the public.
Colorado consumers rely on companies to manufacture products that are safe and reliable. However, there are times when defective household products slip into the market unnoticed until it is brought to a company's attention. At that point, a recall may be issued to take dangerous products off the market. Recently, Cuisinart joined the list of companies having to recall one of its products because it poses a danger to the public.
Many drivers in Colorado own vehicles made by Mazda or Nissan. Those Mazda and Nissan owners that have a Mazda6, Nissan M35 or M45 may need to know that there are defective auto products and parts on the vehicles that are being recalled. Between the two auto makers, nearly 260,000 vehicles are subject to the recall.
Colorado shoppers may need to be aware of a recall of a product sold exclusively at Target. The product is the Threshold Floor Lamp. As is the case with other defective household products, consumers are being asked to stop using the product immediately and unplug it.
A one-vehicle car crash occurred recently near Wolcott, Colorado. Even though these types of car accidents involve only one vehicle, they often result in significant property damage and personal injury. The driver of a 1992 Honda sedan was heading westbound on U.S. Highway 6 in Colorado when he apparently drove off the roadway. The vehicle continued rolling down an embankment before landing upside down.
One Colorado couple feels lucky to be alive after a trailer from a semi truck fell from an overpass and landed on their car. Witnesses were amazed when the couple came clamoring out of the rubble, largely unscathed. The brief relief likely dissipated when the rest of the truck fell and exploded, killing the truck driver.
One Colorado man was transported to the hospital this week due to the actions of a negligent semi-truck driver that collided with the victim's pick-up truck. Reportedly, the crash, which occurred just east of Loveland, Colorado, occurred when the semi driver neglected to stop for a stop sign.
There is nothing as freeing as the innocence of childhood where an imagination and a bike can take you out of Colorado and soaring into uncharted territory. One 11-year-old little girl from Fort Collins, Colorado, was out riding her bike this past month when she was quickly shocked back into reality from her leisurely ride when she became the victim of a bicycle accident.