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Arrest warrant in case against former Norwalk day care owner charged with risk of injury to a minor unsealed

The arrest warrant in the case against a former Norwalk day care owner charged with five felony counts of risk of injury to a minor was unsealed Friday, and it offers new details about the allegations against her.   Christine Limone was charged

Arrest warrant in case against former Norwalk day care owner charged with risk of injury to a minor unsealed2021-04-15T17:21:24-04:00

Ikea MALM Drawers Recalled

On June 28, 2016, Ikea announced that it is recalling several models of its MALM drawers due to a tripping hazard that has caused the deaths of three children since 2014, as well as 19 reported incidents of injuries to children.   The most recent

Ikea MALM Drawers Recalled2021-04-15T14:53:51-04:00

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

W.A.T.C.H. Out! 2016 Summer Safety for Children2021-04-16T06:52:55-04:00

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

IKEA’S DRESSERS & CHESTS POSE A HAZARD FOR CHILDREN2021-04-16T07:59:44-04:00

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 –

Hazards Lurking In The Toy Aisle This Holiday Season2021-04-16T14:12:45-04:00

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

Child Deaths Lead to Beanbag Chair Recall2021-04-15T14:08:22-04:00

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

Cork Block Stacking Toys Recalled Due to Choking Hazard2021-04-15T17:16:48-04:00

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

Baby Rattles Recalled by Midwest-CBK Due to Choking Hazard2021-04-16T07:58:24-04:00

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 that poses a choking hazard to small children. About 8,300 of these children’s products were sold in the

Manhattan Group Recalls Baby Rattles Due to Choking Hazard2021-04-16T07:56:45-04:00

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 if

Sound Baby Monitors Recalled After Two Deaths Due to Strangulation Hazard2021-04-15T14:05:34-04:00

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 presents 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

Recall Of Eco-Novelty Recalls Jumbo Size and Jumbo Multipurpose Cosmo Beads Toys Due To Serious Ingestion Hazard2021-04-15T14:54:22-04:00

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. 

Toysmith Recalls Toy Light-Up Frogs and Ducks Due to Choking Hazard2021-04-16T06:40:33-04:00
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