Choking Hazard Articles

Toy safety tips for children and families

  One child is treated in the U.S. emergency rooms every three minutes for a toy-related injury   By: James Swartz Managing & Principal Attorney - Car Accidents, Catastrophic Injuries, Contract and Business Litigation, Inadequate Security & Premises Liability Litigation, Medical

2022-02-25T05:14:46-04:00December 16, 2020|

W.A.T.C.H. Out! Summer Hazards for Children

There are thousands of toy-related injuries each year, nearly half of which occur during the summer months. World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. (W.A.T.C.H) is a non-profit organization that focuses on educating the public on the dangers to children from the use of many children’s

2021-04-15T14:20:23-04:00July 2, 2015|

Bunnies by the Bay Pull Toys Recalled

On June 16, 2015, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a recall for about 800 Bunnies by the Bay Bud and Skipit Wheely Cute Pull Toys (pictured above). The CPSC report states that the hub cap on the wheels of these toys could break

2021-04-16T08:05:48-04:00June 17, 2015|

Stroller Activity Trays Recalled Due To Strangulation Hazard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a recall for about 860 Tray Vous™ snack and activity trays with connectors sold in the United States and Canada.   The opening between the recalled tray and stroller seat bottom allows an unharnessed child’s body to

2021-04-15T17:42:09-04:00September 3, 2014|

Cork Block Stacking Toys Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

On February 26, 2014 the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of about 720 Cork Stacker block sets. Small pieces of cork can break off the blocks, posing a choking hazard to young children.   This recall involves a three-piece cork block stacking toy

2021-04-15T17:16:48-04:00February 28, 2014|

Infant Pacifiers Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

On January 30, 2014, the Consumer Products Safety Commission recalled about 200,000 (in the United States and Canada Fred & Friends Chill Baby Artiste, Volume and Panic pacifiers.   These pacifiers reportedly failed to comply with federal safety standards. Specifically, the beard on the Artiste

2021-04-16T13:15:00-04:00February 7, 2014|

Baby Rattles Recalled by Midwest-CBK Due to Choking Hazard

On January 22, 2014, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalled about 1,900 donut-shaped polyester knit fabric baby rattles with heads and arms to resemble a bear, monkey, and a lion.   The head-on rattle can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. The

2021-04-16T07:58:24-04:00January 24, 2014|
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