Oeuf Recalls Sparrow Cribs Due to Entrapment Hazard

On July 22, 2014, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalled a particular model of cribs due to the safety hazard it posed to infants.   Over 14,000 Oeuf “Sparrow Cribs” were recalled this past Tuesday. Oeuf, a nursery furniture retailer which specializes in modern

By |2021-04-16T13:30:12-04:00July 24, 2014|

Kid’s Toys: Not Always that Friendly?

Before you start your annual holiday toy shopping, be sure that you are aware of hazards to look for that are still appearing on toy shelves. Even with new regulations and testing requirements in place, potentially harmful toys can still be found.   The U.S.

By |2021-04-17T06:19:26-04:00November 18, 2011|

Pottery Barn Dolls Recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced that Pottery Barn Kids, a division of William-Sanoma Inc. of San Fransisco, CA, has issued a recall of certain of its dolls. The doll recall is based on a strangulation hazard presented by the hair on

By |2021-04-17T06:21:16-04:00September 22, 2011|

HairCare Recalls Toxic Straightening Product

How can we protect ourselves from infection and disease if we use everyday products without knowing what goes into them? Consumers regularly purchase and use products made and distributed by various industries without being told of sometimes toxic ingredients. For example, scores of customers worldwide

By |2021-04-16T14:24:30-04:00August 29, 2011|

Drop-Side Cribs Banned Due to Safety Hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has approved new mandatory standards to address the hazards of cribs. In the last five years alone, the CPSC has announced recalls of over 9 million drop-side cribs due to hazards of strangulation and suffocation.   According to

By |2021-04-15T17:08:58-04:00December 23, 2010|

The Danger of Cribs

On June 24, 2010, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) announced seven sweeping recalls of cribs in order to address safety hazards, including entrapment, suffocation, and falls. The recalls were part of a campaign by the government to remove “drop-side” and other crib hazards from

By |2021-04-16T15:27:04-04:00July 2, 2010|
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