“Safe Kids Worldwide Report Looks At Keeping Kids Safe Around Medicine” – Infographic

Click on Infographic for a larger image! Blog Post created by Lisa Braxton on Mar 17, 2017 The latest report from Safe Kids Worldwide™, Safe Medicine Storage: A Look at the Disconnect between Parent Knowledge and Behavior, explores parents’ knowledge, attitudes, and behavior around medicine storage. According to the report, every year, more than 59,000 … Continue reading “Safe Kids Worldwide Report Looks At Keeping Kids Safe Around Medicine” – Infographic

Nationwide’s “Make Safe Happen” – Dedicated To Children’s Safety – #MakeSafeHappen

Safety took center stage during Super Bowl XLIX thanks to Nationwide’s “Make Safe Happen” commercial. The spot, which featured a little boy who died from a preventable accident, was designed to be jarring in order to “start a conversation,” Nationwide said. “I’ll never learn to ride a bike. Or get cooties. I’ll never learn to … Continue reading Nationwide’s “Make Safe Happen” – Dedicated To Children’s Safety – #MakeSafeHappen

Choking Game Kills 2 Teen Girls in the Chicago Area – Parents Please Watch, Read & Share This!

Fifteen-year-old Rebekah Toia was bright and attractive and had lots of friends. She was an honor student at Whitney Young High School, a softball player and loved writing fantasy stories and poetry. The night before she died in her Northwest Side home, she had come home from a party, went into her room and an … Continue reading Choking Game Kills 2 Teen Girls in the Chicago Area – Parents Please Watch, Read & Share This!

Baby Matters Recalls Nap Nanny® Recliners Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards; One Infant Death Reported

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Baby Matters LLC, of Berwyn, Pa., is announcing the voluntary recall of 30,000 Nap Nanny® portable baby recliners. CPSC is investigating a report of a 4-month-old girl from Royal Oak, Mich. who died in a Nap Nanny® that was being used in … Continue reading Baby Matters Recalls Nap Nanny® Recliners Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards; One Infant Death Reported

Near Strangulation Prompts Recall of Roman and Roller Shades by Smith+Noble

Smith+Noble has added its name to the retailers joining the voluntary recall announced in December 2009 of ALL Roman shades and roll-up blinds. WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products … Continue reading Near Strangulation Prompts Recall of Roman and Roller Shades by Smith+Noble

Urgent! Please Pass On! – Children’s Deaths Prompt Recall of 1.8 Million Toy Dart Gun Sets Sold Exclusively at Family Dollar Stores

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Family Dollar Stores Inc., of Charlotte, N.C., is announcing the voluntary recall of 1.8 million toy dart gun sets, due to an aspiration hazard. CPSC and Family Dollar have received reports of two asphyxiation deaths involving a 9-year-old boy in Chicago, Ill. … Continue reading Urgent! Please Pass On! – Children’s Deaths Prompt Recall of 1.8 Million Toy Dart Gun Sets Sold Exclusively at Family Dollar Stores

217,000 Graco®-Branded Drop Side Cribs Made by LaJobi Recalled Due to Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of Product: Graco®-branded drop side cribs made by LaJobi Units: About 217,000 Manufacturer: LaJobi Inc., of Cranbury, N.J. … Continue reading 217,000 Graco®-Branded Drop Side Cribs Made by LaJobi Recalled Due to Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards

Infantino Recalls to Replace SlingRider Baby Slings; Three Infant Deaths Reported

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada (HC), in cooperation with Infantino LLC, of San Diego, Calif. are announcing a free replacement program for the Infantino “SlingRider” and “Wendy Bellissimo” infant slings. One million of these infant slings are being recalled in the United States and 15,000 are being … Continue reading Infantino Recalls to Replace SlingRider Baby Slings; Three Infant Deaths Reported

Graco Recalls Strollers Due to Fingertip Amputation and Laceration Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of Product: Graco’s Passage™, Alano™ and Spree™ Strollers and Travel Systems Units: About 1.5 million Manufacturer: Graco Children’s Products … Continue reading Graco Recalls Strollers Due to Fingertip Amputation and Laceration Hazards

CPSC Launches New Effort to Find Recalled Simplicity Cribs Still in Use

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is warning consumers about the dangers associated with using 2 million recalled Simplicity drop side cribs. All Simplicity wooden drop side cribs have been recalled. CPSC has recently learned of an additional death which occurred in September 2009 involving a 7-month-old child from Princeton, Kentucky who became entrapped in … Continue reading CPSC Launches New Effort to Find Recalled Simplicity Cribs Still in Use

Investigation: Chinese Manufacturers Swap One Toxic Metal For Another In Children’s Jewelry

Barred from using lead in children's jewelry because of its toxicity, some Chinese manufacturers have been substituting the more dangerous heavy metal cadmium in sparkling charm bracelets and shiny pendants being sold throughout the United States, an Associated Press investigation shows. The most contaminated piece analyzed in lab testing performed for the AP contained a … Continue reading Investigation: Chinese Manufacturers Swap One Toxic Metal For Another In Children’s Jewelry

Dorel Juvenile Group Recalls Play Yards with Bassinets Due to Suffocation Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of Product: Safety 1st Disney Care Center™ Play Yard and Eddie Bauer Complete Care Play Yard … Continue reading Dorel Juvenile Group Recalls Play Yards with Bassinets Due to Suffocation Hazard