Retail giant Target Corp. is recalling about 264,000 of its Home Bunny Sippy Cups, says the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The rabbit-shaped toddler training cups from Target have protruding ears which can poke a child in the eye area during use.
Before you put away those winter jackets—or start wearing lighter fare—for the warmer springtime season, you might want to check that they're not part of the latest Consumer Product Safety Commission recall for dangerous outerwear.
Nan Far Woodworking has recalled about 16,700 of its Rockland Furniture drop-side cribs, which were sold exclusively at JC Penney, because the drop sides can malfunction, creating a space a child can become wedged in, leading to strangulation or suffocation.
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.
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.
Consumer Reports designated the Dream on Me Bistro high chair as “Don’t Buy: Safety Risk” on Tuesday because it lacks key safety features designed to prevent a small child from sliding out of the seat or possibly being caught and strangled during a fall. We recommend that current owners of this chair discard it.
The manufacturer of two strollers, the Bumbleride Indie and Bumbleride Indie Twin, and product safety officials announced a voluntary recall on Friday to address a problem with the front wheel that could cause the strollers to tip. It also issued a “consumer alert” about a multi-use bar that, when adjusted incorrectly, could cause an unharnessed child to strangle.
As part of on-going efforts to deal with potential safety hazards in children’s toys, ASTM-International has recently sent revised specifications to the Consumer Product Safety Commission for adoption. These revisions primarily deal with heavy metals and how to measure those quantities; the stability of ride-on toys; strangulation concerns in squeeze toys, cords, straps, elastics, and strings, and rigid projections on bath toys that could potentially puncture a child’s skin or cause other impalement injuries if he were to fall on it.
Approximately 7,260 Bugaboo Bee Strollers are being recalled by Bugaboo Americas in El Segundo, Calif., today. According to two national safety regulators, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, the Bugaboo baby strollers have front swivel wheels that may inadvertently lock, causing the stroller to tip over and pose a danger to its rider.
This year, popular Halloween getups will include the living dead, as well as pop culture icons and movie characters. But no matter what your child wants to dress up as, a few costume safety tricks can lead to a safe and fun night of treats.
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