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    Default Putco recalls bulb-shaped LED toys

    Putco ("Where the putz goes") is recalling 31,716 of their bulb-shaped toys.

    See here (consumeraffairs.com) and here (NHTSA.gov) for more details.

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    Default Re: Putco recalls bulb-shaped LED toys

    One down, 873,246 importers to go.

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    Default Re: Putco recalls bulb-shaped LED toys

    Quote Originally Posted by eggsalad View Post
    One down, 873,246 importers to go.
    Excellent summary!

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    Default Re: Putco recalls bulb-shaped LED toys

    An audit of NHTSA was initiated in August 2020. Hopefully this will lead to more attention from NHTSA on aftermarket LED bulbs, among other things.

    https://www.oig.dot.gov/library-item/37974

    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-u...-idUSKCN2572FB

    ...“Given the importance to the traveling public that all new vehicles and components meet federal safety standards, we are initiating a review of NHTSA’s FMVSS process,” the inspector general’s office wrote....

    ...David Friedman, who was an NHTSA deputy administrator during the Obama administration, said the agency under President Donald Trump has failed to adopt any significant life-saving regulations.

    “That is a clear failure to fulfill NHTSA’s mission to save lives and prevent injuries, especially when you consider that there are technologies out there now that could cut the annual death toll in half,” Friedman said....

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