Government offers free app for product safety recalls

February 3, 2012 9:43:18 AM PST
The federal government wants to make it easier for you to learn about safety recalls.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is now offering a free app to let you know about the safety of products you're using or are thinking about buying. All you have to do is type in the item's name into your phone, then the app will tell you if the product has been recalled.

The app also lets you know about recalls issued by the Food and Drug Administration and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.


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