Approximately 900,000 Safety 1st Push 'N Snap cabinet locks are being recalled by importer Dorel Juvenile Group (DJG) of Columbus, Ind. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the safety latches can be disengaged by children, giving them access to the dangerous items meant to be secured within the locked cabinets.
Although stair-related injuries have declined among young children, prevention efforts including parental education are still needed, says a study published this week in Pediatrics.
Gerber Products Company is recalling its Good Start Gentle baby formula, warns the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today. One lot of the instant baby food—batch GXP1684 with an expiration date of March 5, 2013—has an "off-odor" said Gerber.
Recalled products, originally available at Meijer stores, were then sold at discount retailers, dollar stores, liquidation firms, flea markets and thrift stores nationwide, the U.S. Consumer Safety Commission reports.
Most parents routinely strap their young school-aged kids into boosters, even for a 1-mile trip to the supermarket. But when it comes to carpooling, parents are a lot less consistent in their use of booster seats, according to a study published online in January 2012 by the journal Pediatrics.
February may be the shortest month of the year but it packs a pretty heavy punch! There’s Valentine's Day, President's Day, the Super Bowl, and of course my eagerly awaited excursion to the annual American International Toy Fair.
More than 10,000 sets of PapaBear Loungeabout children's pajamas are being recalled by its importer, Papa Bear Loungeabouts, LLC, of Los Angeles, Calif. The children's sleepware, made of 100% cotton fabrics, violate federal safety standards for flammability and pose a risk of burn injury to children, said the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission.
About 3,000 Kelty jogging strollers are being recalled by Kelty, a division of American Recreation Products. The front wheels of the recalled baby strollers—the Kelty Speedster Swivel Deluxe and the Kelty Swivel Deuce—can become loose and cause tip-overs, possibly injuring adults and children during use.
Some 574,000 bottles of grape-flavored liquid Infants’ Tylenol (1 ounce) have been recalled by Johnson & Johnson because reports that the protective cover on the bottles are not working correctly.
Tumblekins Toys are being recalled by International Playthings LLC of Parsippany, NJ. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the toys can break into small pieces with sharp points, posing choking and cut dangers to children.
Arsenic has been found in some foods that use organic brown rice syrup as a sweetener, including infant formula and cereal bars, according to a new study by researchers at Dartmouth College. The majority of the detected arsenic, a contaminant often found in rice, was the type that is known to be a human carcinogen.
Dream on Me., Inc., the maker of the Dream on Me Bistro high chair that Consumer Reports labeled as “Don’t Buy: Safety Risk” last week, said Wednesday that it will voluntarily recall the high chair that our tests showed lacks key safety features.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission's first Twitter chat tomorrow at 7 p.m. ET will be about simple, inexpensive ways you can childproof your televisions and furniture to help prevent child injury and death from tip-overs.
A House bill introduced today aims to limit levels of arsenic and lead in fruit juices. When the bill was announced, the sponsors cited Consumer Reports’ investigation into the issue, which found high levels of arsenic and lead in the juices we tested.
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