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Toy safety tips for children and families

  One child is treated in the U.S. emergency rooms every three minutes for a toy-related injury   By: James Swartz Managing & Principal Attorney - Car Accidents, Catastrophic Injuries, Contract and Business Litigation, Inadequate Security & Premises Liability Litigation, Medical

Toy safety tips for children and families2021-04-16T14:20:41-04:00

James Swartz Discusses the Challenges on the Incline Sleeper Recall

James Swartz Discusses Inclined Sleeper Recall   Consumers should stop using all inclined sleepers – even models that have not been recalled – because of the risk of accidental suffocation, federal safety regulators said Friday. The warning from

James Swartz Discusses the Challenges on the Incline Sleeper Recall2021-04-15T13:51:36-04:00

2019 “10 Worst Toys” by W.A.T.C.H

2019's - 10 Worst Toys by W.A.T.C.H One Child Is Treated In U.S. Emergency Rooms Every Three Minutes For A Toy-Related Injury (Boston, MA–Nov. 19, 2019)  World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. (W.A.T.C.H.) today revealed its nominees for the “10 Worst Toys of 2019” and

2019 “10 Worst Toys” by W.A.T.C.H2021-04-16T06:51:27-04:00

W.A.T.C.H. Out! Summer Hazards for Children

There are thousands of toy-related injuries each year, nearly half of which occur during the summer months. World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. (W.A.T.C.H) is a non-profit organization that focuses on educating the public on the dangers to children from the use of many children’s

W.A.T.C.H. Out! Summer Hazards for Children2021-04-15T14:20:23-04:00

Bunnies by the Bay Pull Toys Recalled

On June 16, 2015, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a recall for about 800 Bunnies by the Bay Bud and Skipit Wheely Cute Pull Toys (pictured above). The CPSC report states that the hub cap on the wheels of these toys could break

Bunnies by the Bay Pull Toys Recalled2021-04-16T08:05:48-04:00

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

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

Infant Pacifiers Recalled Due to Choking Hazard2021-04-16T13:15:00-04:00

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

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

Holiday Season Toy Alert: Recall of Doodlebutt Toys Due to “Serious” Ingestion Hazard2021-04-15T15:19:27-04:00

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
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