Archive for the ‘New Features & Tools’ Category

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

New Feature Helps Users Give Away Unwanted Items on Social Networks

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WeMakeItSafer Makes “Out with the Old” Easier, Safer and More Eco-Friendly Oakland, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2011: Today, WeMakeItSafer announces a new feature that enables users of its Items I Own application to quickly post on social networks the items they no longer need. Giving away unwanted items benefits everyone and helps protect the environment, but [...]

WeMakeItSafer Brings Product Safety to Facebook

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If you have been keeping an eye on WeMakeItSafer’s facebook page recently, you have probably noticed that it has become much more interactive.  We have added several pages (a.k.a “tabs” in facebook speak) that enable you to access many of your favorite WeMakeItSafer tools directly from within facebook. Now, you can keep up with the [...]

Simply Check: A Long Awaited Solution to Recalled Products in the Secondary Market

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When we read about product recalls in the news, the focus is nearly always on manufacturers, retailers and consumers – what the brand is doing, how stores are responding and how many people were hurt by the product.  However, there is another industry that is severely impacted by recalled products that rarely gets any attention. [...]

Don’t put off safety any longer. Take five minutes right now to protect your family.

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Items I Own checks your belongings against thousands of recalled products at once, then keeps checking every item, every day, so you don’t have to. In only a few short weeks since its release, Items I Own is proving to be a hit as consumers learn about its ability to save them time and bring [...]

WeMakeItSafer Launches “Items I Own” to Protect Consumers from Product Recalls

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Yes, it’s true.  We have removed the private registration code requirement on Items I Own.  It is FREE and available to the public here:  http://WeMakeItSafer.com/ItemsIOwn. What is Items I Own?  It is an incredible tool for consumers, schools, hospitals and childcare facilities that checks belongings against past recalls, then monitors them for future safety problems.  [...]

WeMakeItSafer Launches New Technology to Protect Consumers From Product Recalls

WeMakeItSafer Launches New Technology to Protect Consumers From Product Recalls

New technology by WeMakeItSafer addresses 38-year problem with product recall system that has resulted in thousands of preventable injuries and deaths. BERKELEY, Calif., Feb. 9, 2011 (PRNewswire) A new tool by WeMakeItSafer called Items I Own™ (http://WeMakeItSafer.com/ItemsIOwn) will bridge the gap in communication between manufacturers and consumers, addressing a problem that has made recalls largely [...]

Help Keep Your Friends Safe

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It is now a whole lot easier to help keep your friends and family safe. If you see a recalled product on the WeMakeItSafer site that you think someone you know might own, simply click on it to view the detailed product information page. There, you will find two buttons that make sharing on facebook [...]