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Fisher-Price invented a popular baby sleeper without medical safety tests and kept selling it, even as babies died

Fisher-Price thought it had a hit on its hands.   It was 2009, and a small team of engineers at the toy company outside Buffalo seemed to have solved one of the most vexing problems for new parents: getting babies to sleep. Their invention was

By |2019-06-03T07:21:36+00:00June 3rd, 2019|In The News, Product Recall|Comments Off on Fisher-Price invented a popular baby sleeper without medical safety tests and kept selling it, even as babies died

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

Midwest-CBK Recalls Baby Rattle Socks Due to Choking Hazard

The rattle socks created by the Midwest sock brand are 100 percent cotton and have an animal or character sewn onto the toe area. Some of the characters include a snowman, reindeer, whale, flamingo, tiger or shark. The socks were sold in children’s sizes 0

By |2019-04-09T11:15:55+00:00March 28th, 2019|Consumer Protection, Product Recall|Comments Off on Midwest-CBK Recalls Baby Rattle Socks Due to Choking Hazard

Urgent Re-Announcement of Blair Recall of Women’s Chenille Robes Prompted by Six Reported Deaths Caused by Flammable Robes

On June 11, 2009, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Blair LLC, of Warren, Pa., re-announced the recall by Blair of 162,000 women's full length Chenille Robes. Since the recall was originally announced in April 2009, the manufacturer received reports of six deaths

By |2018-07-09T00:48:38+00:00May 29th, 2018|Consumer Advice, Product Recall|Comments Off on Urgent Re-Announcement of Blair Recall of Women’s Chenille Robes Prompted by Six Reported Deaths Caused by Flammable Robes

Strollers Recalled Due to Fingertip Amputation Hazard

On November 9, 2009, approximately one million Maclaren USA Inc. strollers were recalled after 12 reports of children having their fingertips amputated by a hinge mechanism. The strollers were sold nationwide by retailers Target and Babies "R" Us. The recall includes nine models of single

By |2018-07-09T15:16:58+00:00May 29th, 2018|Consumer Advice, Product Recall|Comments Off on Strollers Recalled Due to Fingertip Amputation Hazard

Infant Entrapment and Suffocation Prompts Stork Craft to Recall More Than 2.1 Million Drop-Side Cribs

On November 24, 2009, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall of more than 2.1 million Stork Craft drop-side cribs, including about 147,000 Stork Craft drop-side cribs with the Fisher-Price logo. The recall involves approximately 1,213,000 units distributed in the United States

By |2018-07-09T15:19:46+00:00May 29th, 2018|Consumer Advice, Product Recall|Comments Off on Infant Entrapment and Suffocation Prompts Stork Craft to Recall More Than 2.1 Million Drop-Side Cribs

Toyota Owners Advised of Two Separate Recalls Involving Pedal Defects – At Least Five Deaths Reported

On February 1, 2010 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) informed owners of certain Toyota, Lexus and Pontiac Vibe vehicles about situations wherein the accelerator can get stuck or is slow to return under certain conditions. This was in response to reports of consumer

By |2018-07-09T15:25:11+00:00May 29th, 2018|Consumer Advice, Product Recall|Comments Off on Toyota Owners Advised of Two Separate Recalls Involving Pedal Defects – At Least Five Deaths Reported

Convertible Cribs by Playkids USA Recalled due to Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards

On October 16, 2008, Playkids U.S.A. of Brooklyn, N.Y. recalled approximately 2,000 convertible cribs. The mesh on the sides of the crib can expand, resulting in a gap between the mattress and the side. An infant can slip into the opening, posing a suffocation and

By |2018-07-09T01:08:05+00:00May 29th, 2018|Consumer Advice, Product Recall|Comments Off on Convertible Cribs by Playkids USA Recalled due to Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards

Nearly 900,000 Bassinets Recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a warning to consumers on August 27, 2008 that certain bassinets should no longer be used due to a significant safety defect. Specifically, the convertible bassinet products, made by Simplicity, Inc. of Reading, Pennsylvania, contain metal

By |2018-07-09T01:05:57+00:00May 29th, 2018|Consumer Advice, Product Recall|Comments Off on Nearly 900,000 Bassinets Recalled

Regent Sports Recalls Soccer Goal Nets After Strangulation Death of Child

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall in September, 2008 of about 190,000 folding soccer goals (under the names “MacGregor” and “Mercer”). These products were sold at Wal-Mart, Ace Hardware, and other retailers nationwide from 2002 through 2008. Consumers have been advised to

By |2018-07-09T01:02:17+00:00May 29th, 2018|Consumer Advice, Product Recall|Comments Off on Regent Sports Recalls Soccer Goal Nets After Strangulation Death of Child

Infant Death Prompts Recall of 985,000 Delta Enterprise Drop Side Cribs; Missing Safety Pegs Cause Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards Convertible Cribs by Playkids USA Recalled due to Entrapment

On October 21, 2008, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) instituted a safety recall of 985,000 drop side cribs manufactured by Delta Enterprise Corp., of New York, New York. Missing safety pegs can lead to an entrapment and suffocation risk for infants and toddlers.

By |2018-07-09T00:55:21+00:00May 29th, 2018|Consumer Advice, Product Recall|Comments Off on Infant Death Prompts Recall of 985,000 Delta Enterprise Drop Side Cribs; Missing Safety Pegs Cause Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards Convertible Cribs by Playkids USA Recalled due to Entrapment

Recall of 600,000 Drop Side Cribs by Delta Enterprise After Infant Death; Spring Peg Failure Causes Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), on October 21, 2008, announced the recall of 600,000 drop side cribs manufactured by Delta Enterprise Corp., of New York, N.Y. The crib’s drop side can detach when the spring peg is not engaged, which can cause entrapment

By |2018-07-09T00:52:54+00:00May 29th, 2018|Consumer Advice, Product Recall|Comments Off on Recall of 600,000 Drop Side Cribs by Delta Enterprise After Infant Death; Spring Peg Failure Causes Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards