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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

IKEA’S DRESSERS & CHESTS POSE A HAZARD FOR CHILDREN

The U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with IKEA North America, of Conshohocken, PA has announced a repair program that includes a free wall anchoring kit, for their MALM 3- and 4-drawer chests and two styles of MALM 6- drawers chests as well

By |2015-07-23T16:30:31+00:00July 23rd, 2015|Inadequate Security, Injuries to Minors, Negligence|Comments Off on IKEA’S DRESSERS & CHESTS POSE A HAZARD 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

Child Deaths Lead to Beanbag Chair Recall

About 2.2 million bean bag chairs, made by Ace Bayou Corporation, are being recalled after two children were able to crawl inside, leading to their suffocation deaths. The chairs are made with zippers, which are easily opened by curious youngsters. A 13-year-old boy from McKinney,

By |2014-08-22T16:12:10+00:00August 22nd, 2014|Catastrophic Injuries, Consumer Protection, Injuries to Minors, Negligence, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Child Deaths Lead to Beanbag Chair Recall

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

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

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

Recall Of Eco-Novelty Recalls Jumbo Size and Jumbo Multipurpose Cosmo Beads Toys Due To Serious Ingestion Hazard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has initiated a recall resulting from determinations that the product involved present a serious ingestion hazard to children. The recall relates to about 3,500 Eco-Novelty Recalls Jumbo Size and Jumbo Multipurpose Cosmo Beads Toys. These hard and colorful water-absorbing

By |2013-09-11T09:51:45+00:00September 11th, 2013|Choking Hazard, Consumer Protection, Dangerous Toys, Injuries to Minors, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety|Comments Off on Recall Of Eco-Novelty Recalls Jumbo Size and Jumbo Multipurpose Cosmo Beads Toys Due To Serious Ingestion Hazard

Toysmith Recalls Toy Light-Up Frogs and Ducks Due to Choking Hazard

This recall includes about 30,000 light-up soft plastic toy frogs and ducks. The toys light up when the sensors on the bottom of the product are touched or placed in water.  The frog comes in green and the ducks come in yellow, pink and clear. 

By |2013-08-08T09:49:04+00:00August 8th, 2013|Choking Hazard, Consumer Protection, Dangerous Toys, Injuries to Minors, Negligence, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety|Comments Off on Toysmith Recalls Toy Light-Up Frogs and Ducks Due to Choking Hazard

Kids II Inc. Recalls Baby Einstein Activity Jumpers Due to Impact Hazard

Units: About 400,000 and 8,500 in Canada Description: This recall includes more than 408,000 Baby Einstein Musical Motion Activity Jumpers with model number 90564, mostly sold in the United States, though some were sold in Canada as well. There is a yellow sun toy attached

By |2013-07-26T11:17:34+00:00July 26th, 2013|Catastrophic Injuries, Consumer Protection, Injuries to Minors, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety|Comments Off on Kids II Inc. Recalls Baby Einstein Activity Jumpers Due to Impact Hazard