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WeMakeItSafer, the Google of Product Recalls

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We are happy to announce that, beginning today, in addition to the consumer product recalls issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) you can easily find information for recalls issued by: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) What this means is [...]

Lucky Numbers for 2012 – WeMakeItSafer Year in Review

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We love this time of year.   It’s when we get to pause, look back and review all the awesome things for which we are grateful. This year, we launched some amazing new tools.  From our mobile site that lets you use Recall Search and Items I Own product safety registration with the convenience of a [...]

WeMakeItSafer’s Holiday Top Picks

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We are happy to announce a special tool to help you find high-quality gifts from the safest brands this season – The WeMakeItSafer Holiday Top Picks Shop. After more than five years of ongoing research, we have accumulated a LOT of data and knowledge about which brands have the best track record when it comes [...]

The Resource Center Moves Front and Center

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Due to the growing popularity of our Resource Center, we have decided to move it center-stage. Site visitors can now find valuable websites, apps and places to shop simply by clicking on the big, orange “Resource Center” button at the bottom of every WeMakeItSafer.com page. To make it into our Resource Center, websites, blogs, apps, [...]

The White House, Open Government Data and WeMakeItSafer

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A couple of weeks ago, we received an interesting email, followed by a telephone call, from the White House.  One of the Senior Advisors on mobile and data innovation had heard from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) about the work WeMakeItSafer is doing, and asked if we would be willing to come to Washington [...]

JPMA, WeMakeItSafer Partner for Baby Safety Month 2012

JPMA, WeMakeItSafer Partner for Baby Safety Month 2012

This past weekend marked the beginning of September, and that means several things: summer’s almost over, the kids are back in school AND our favorite, it’s National Baby Safety Month. Baby Safety Month was started by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) in 1983, initially known as Expectant Mother’s Day, which focused on providing fascinating [...]

IBPA, WeMakeItSafer Partner to Protect Children from Recalls

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PRLog (Press Release) - Jun 05, 2012 - The International Baby Planner Association (IBPA) and WeMakeItSafer are proud to announce their joint commitment to product safety. Together, they are making it easier for new and expecting parents to identify recalled products and register belongings for recall alerts. For members of the IBPA, safety consultation and childproofing are often [...]

Kids In Danger, WeMakeItSafer Join Forces to Make Recall Info Mobile

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KID announces the release of its new mobile website feauturing Recalled Product Search powered by WeMakeItSafer. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 24, 2012   Today, Kids In Danger (KID) announces the release of its new mobile website. The new site, accessible by visiting KidsInDanger.org from any mobile device, combines the life-saving information of the KID desktop website [...]

Making the World a Safer Place across the Web

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We would like to take a moment to thank some of the many, many wonderful websites and blogs that have added new features to help keep you and your family safe and informed about recalled products. In most cases, recalled products have a simple fix, yet doing nothing can have devastating consequences.  Even so, 80% [...]

WeMakeItSafer Makes ‘Recalled Product Search’ Available to Bloggers and Websites

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Any website or blog can now add a high-tech Product Recall Finder for free, without any coding. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2012  Those who have visited WeMakeItSafer.com have undoubtedly used their Recalled Product Search tool. It is a favorite among users and, WeMakeItSafer says, since its public launch last year, hundreds-of-thousands of visitors have used [...]

Please Meet our Advisors, The Safety Brigade

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WeMakeItSafer is, and always has been, a community effort. From day one, it has been our core belief that the problems surrounding product safety will best be solved when all of the stakeholders work together. The “we” in WeMakeItSafer does not refer to a company; it refers to all of us. “Together, we can make [...]

WeMakeItSafer to be Technology Voice at ICPHSO Symposium

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As a high tech company WeMakeItSafer is focused on building robust, intelligent tools to solve problems, specifically problems related to product safety and recall effectiveness.  It was the unnecessary, completely preventable injuries and deaths associated with consumers continuing to use recalled products that led Jennifer and Priyanka to attack this problem in the first place. [...]

WeMakeItSafer: 2011 Year in Review, A Time for Thanks!

WeMakeItSafer: 2011 Year in Review, A Time for Thanks!

This is our favorite time of the year.  It is the time when we get to pause and look back. All year long, we run full speed ahead, working long days, long nights and even longer weekends, to get just one more feature, one more task, one more email and one more blog post completed.  [...]

WeMakeItSafer Announces Rewards Program to Encourage Product Registration

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Could prizes get more consumers to register their belongings? WeMakeItSafer thinks so. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 30, 2011 WeMakeItSafer is announcing a new program called Safety Points Rewards to increase the number of consumers who register their belongings for product recall notifications. The program lets users of “Items I Own,” WeMakeItSafer’s product registration tool, enter a weekly [...]

WeMakeItSafer Releases Consumer Product Recall Data to the Public

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New, interactive charts answer questions on everything from number of children’s product recalls to total retail value of products recalled in a given year. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2011 WeMakeItSafer, Inc. announced the availability of data on US consumer product recalls issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) from 1999 through September 2011. [...]