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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 Partners with Bebe Paluzza to Bring Product Safety to New Parents

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We are very excited to be teaming up with Bebe Paluzza to bring product safety and recall awareness to new and expecting parents and caregivers. Bebe Paluzza events showcase the latest products and services geared toward babies and toddlers – and those who care for them – in a unique Faire that, unlike trade shows, [...]

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 [...]

WeMakeItSafer 2010: Year in Review

WeMakeItSafer 2010: Year in Review

As 2010 comes to a close, all of us at WeMakeItSafer want to take this opportunity to say thank you for the incredible support we have received.  It has been a busy and productive year that has served to lay the foundation for great things to come in 2011.  What follows is a recap of [...]

Help Keep Your Friends Safe

Help Keep Your Friends Safe

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 [...]

New Buttons Make Product Recall Monitoring Even Simpler

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We are happy to announce the addition of “I Own a Similar Item” buttons to the WeMakeItSafer site. You will find these buttons in our Recall Gallery, on Product Search results, and on our Recalled Product Detail pages. The purpose of the button is to give users another, quick way to add items they own [...]

Recalled Product IMAGE Widgets

Recalled Product IMAGE Widgets

It has been on our “to do” list for quite some time, so we are especially pleased to announce that we have completed several new widgets that anyone can easily grab and use for free.  Each widget displays the latest CPSC recalls, including images! Because consumers are far more likely to recognize something they own [...]

Find the Latest Product Recalls in the Sidebar

Find the Latest Product Recalls in the Sidebar

We have added images of products recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to our News & Blog page.  Just scroll down and you’ll find them in the right sidebar under “Latest Product Recalls.”  Click any image to learn more about the recall. Recalled products are updated daily. If you would like to receive [...]

WeMakeItSafer Launches Private Beta

WeMakeItSafer Launches Private Beta

It all started with frustration, and the idea to make a change.  Hundreds of millions of products discovered by manufacturers and government agencies to be dangerous remain in consumers’ homes, causing thousands of preventable injuries and deaths every year. It is an unacceptable problem to the founders of WeMakeItSafer, who set out two years ago [...]

WeMakeItSafer Releases Consumer Product Recall Statisitcs

WeMakeItSafer Releases Consumer Product Recall Statisitcs

Whether you are trying to assess recall risk, identify important market segments or calculating the impact of recalls on businesses, this data will be crucial to your successful navigation of the recall landscape.