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Fisher-Price issues product warning after 10 infant deaths reported

Fisher-Price and the Consumer Product Safety Commission today issued a product warning after multiple reports of infant deaths in a Fisher-Price product. SOURCE: Consumer Product Safety Commission Fisher-Price and the Consumer Product Safety Commission today issued a product warning after multiple reports of infant deaths

By |2019-04-09T10:56:37+00:00April 9th, 2019|Accidental Death, Baby Safety, Child Safety, Consumer Protection, Dangerous Toys, Defective Toys, Product Recall, W.A.T.C.H., Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Fisher-Price issues product warning after 10 infant deaths reported

W.A.T.C.H. Out! 2016 Summer Safety for Children

On June 28th, the consumer advocacy group W.A.T.C.H. (World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc.) presented its 2016 Summer Safety Report at its annual "Safe Fun in the Sun" conference at Franciscan Children’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. The conference addressed “Summer Safety Traps” of common outdoor

By |2016-06-28T16:49:47+00:00June 28th, 2016|Consumer Protection, Dangerous Toys, Injuries to Minors|Comments Off on W.A.T.C.H. Out! 2016 Summer Safety for Children

Hazards Lurking In The Toy Aisle This Holiday Season

Parents and caregivers should be aware that many toy hazards can be found on toy shelves this holiday season. Some dangers may be evident, however many hidden hazards exist. Please be sure you are informed about what hazards to look for, and importantly – do

By |2014-12-04T09:35:30+00:00December 4th, 2014|Catastrophic Injuries, Consumer Protection, Dangerous Toys, Injuries to Minors, Negligence, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety|Comments Off on Hazards Lurking In The Toy Aisle This Holiday Season

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 imported

By |2014-02-28T09:50:58+00:00February 28th, 2014|Catastrophic Injuries, Choking Hazard, Consumer Protection, Dangerous Toys, Injuries to Minors, Negligence, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety, Suffocation Hazard, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Cork Block Stacking Toys Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

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 and

By |2014-02-07T15:07:16+00:00February 7th, 2014|Choking Hazard, Consumer Protection, Dangerous Toys, Negligence, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety, Suffocation Hazard, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Infant Pacifiers Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

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 the rattle can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

By |2014-01-24T10:00:56+00:00January 24th, 2014|Choking Hazard, Consumer Protection, Dangerous Toys, Injuries to Minors, Negligence, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety, Suffocation Hazard, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Baby Rattles Recalled by Midwest-CBK Due to Choking Hazard

Holiday Season Toy Alert: Recall of Doodlebutt Toys Due to “Serious” Ingestion Hazard

Parents and caregivers should be forewarned this holiday season – some toys that are attractive to oral-age children, including products resembling food or candy, could have small parts that are dangerous. For example, on December 12, 2013, about 1,500 water-absorbing polymer toys made in China

By |2013-12-16T13:12:54+00:00December 16th, 2013|Catastrophic Injuries, Choking Hazard, Consumer Protection, Dangerous Toys, Negligence, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety, Suffocation Hazard, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Holiday Season Toy Alert: Recall of Doodlebutt Toys Due to “Serious” Ingestion Hazard

Manhattan Group Recalls Baby Rattles Due to Choking Hazard

On December 04, 2013,  Manhattan Toy® Quixel™ baby rattles were recalled as the result of finding that the product’s colored arches can break, creating a small part which poses a choking hazard to small children. About 8,300 of these children’s products were sold in the

By |2013-12-05T09:44:01+00:00December 5th, 2013|Choking Hazard, Consumer Protection, Dangerous Toys, Injuries to Minors, Negligence, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety|Comments Off on Manhattan Group Recalls Baby Rattles Due to Choking Hazard

Sound Baby Monitors Recalled After Two Deaths Due to Strangulation Hazard

  On November 21, 2013 the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall of 600,000 Angelcare Movement and Sound Monitors with Sensor Pads. The cord attached to the baby monitor’s sensor pad is placed under the crib mattress, which poses a strangulation risk

By |2013-11-22T15:58:44+00:00November 22nd, 2013|Catastrophic Injuries, Choking Hazard, Consumer Protection, Dangerous Toys, Injuries to Minors, Negligence, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety, Suffocation Hazard, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Sound Baby Monitors Recalled After Two Deaths Due to Strangulation Hazard

Infinitoy Recalls Softimals Building Toy Playsets Due to Choking and Aspiration Hazard

Over the course of decades, the toy industry has produced and sold numerous products that pose ingestion and choking hazards for oral-age children. Often, the hazards are related to small parts that can detach, and can fit into the airway if ingested, with the potential

By |2013-10-25T16:19:39+00:00October 25th, 2013|Consumer Protection, Dangerous Toys, Negligence, Products Liability, Safety|Comments Off on Infinitoy Recalls Softimals Building Toy Playsets Due to Choking and Aspiration Hazard