Tag: "Child Safety"

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The American Cleaning Institute Asks Parents To Take The KEY Pledge

Since being introduced in 2011, single-load liquid laundry packets have been a hot topic in the media lately. Their bright colors and compact size make them attractive to little ones who aren’t able to differentiate between a candy and a cleaning product.

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Traditional New Year Baby Announcements Abandoned by Many Hospitals

The announcements of the first babies of the year has been a long-standing tradition for most hospitals. However, many hospitals and communities will now be keeping the information on their yearly first-borns strictly confidential in order to protect their patients.

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Giggles International Recalls 13,000 Animated Monkey Toys Due to Burn Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in conjunction with Giggles International Ltd., of Hong Kong, today announced a voluntary recall about 13,000 Animated monkeys because the battery compartment can reach temperatures up to 230 degrees Fahrenheit, posing a burn hazard.

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RECALL: 10,000 Dream On Me Play Yards Due To Collapse Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in conjunction with Dream On Me, of South Plainfield, N.J., today announced a voluntary recall about 10,000 Dream On Me Play Yards because the play yard’s rails can collapse, presenting a strangulation hazards to young children.

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Health Canada Issues Recall for Personnelle & Cuties Baby Wipes Due To ‘Presence of Bacteria’

Three weeks after the FDA announced a recall of 10 baby wipes brands from Nutek Disposables, Inc Health Canada has followed with their own recall.

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Joe’s Crab Shack Served Alcohol to Six Children between Ages 2 and 8 after Bottle was ‘Mislabeled’

When you go to a restaurant and order something off the kid’s menu for your child, you assume that the items are safe to give your children. In most cases, they are, but a recent mishap in which six children, all between the ages of 2 and 8, were given alcoholic beverages in lieu of their child drinks will likely have parents everywhere examining their child’s beverage choice with a little more scrutiny.

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9 Halloween Safety Tips

Tonight is the ghoulist night of the year. But in all the excitement it is easy for kids to get hurt. It is always better to be safe than sorry so we have put together this list of Safety Tips for the big night.

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Meijer Recalls 8,600 Halloween Projector Flashlight Due to Burn Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in conjunction with Meijer Distribution Inc., of Grand Rapids, Mich., has announced a voluntary recall of about 8,600 Halloween Projector Flashlight because they can overheat and melt the plastic handle, posing a burn risk to the user.

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Evenflo Expands Buckle Recall To Include 202,000 Embrace 35 Infant Seats

Parents check your gear! Six months after announced the recall of 1.37 million convertible car seats Evenflo has announced the recall of more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch.

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Knoxville Police Warn Parents To Check For Marijuana Laced Halloween Candy

As Halloween fast approaches, new safety fears are cropping up in Iowa. This morning the Knoxville police posted a warning on their Facebook page asking parents to be aware of marijuana laced candies have been found in their community and that have been packaged professionally enough to look like regular candy.

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RECALL: 19,000 Toys R Us Children’s Sandals Due to Choking Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in conjunction with Toys R Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J., have announced a voluntary recall about 19,000 Koala children’s sandals with butterfly wings.

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Mom Without Car Seat Hides Baby In Trunk During Traffic Stop

A routine traffic stop for a broken headlight revealed much more than a Florida police officer could imagine.

A Miami mom is in jail, and a baby is in the custody of the Florida Department of Children and Families after the 5-month-old was found crying in the trunk of the family’s car.

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RECALL: IKEA’s Children’s Swing Due To Fall Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in conjunction with IKEA North America Services LLC, of Conshohocken, Pa., yesterday announced a recall of 2,300 GUNGGUNG child’s swings because the suspension fittings can break causing a child to fall from the swing, posing a risk of serious injury.

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Our Summer Journey With Safety 1st ~ Keeping Our Cargo Safe While Seeing The World

Road trips in our family mean early mornings and long days. For this reason I love Safety 1st’s Elite 80 car seat because it keeps my guys comfortable and safe as we travel all over North America.