Tag: "Child Safety"

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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.

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RECALL: 2.2 Million Ace Bayou Bean Bag Chairs Due to Suffocation and Choking Hazards, Which Lead To 2 Deaths

This has been a busy week for recalls – but this one is pretty serious. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Ace Bayou Corp., of New Orleans, La., are announcing the voluntary recall of about 2.2 million bean bag chairs following the deaths of two children.

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RECALL: Franklin & Ben Mason 4-in-1 Convertible Cribs Due to Fall & Entrapment Hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Bexco Enterprises Inc., of Montebello, Calif., has announced a voluntary recall about 1,100 Franklin & Ben Mason 4-in-1 Convertible Cribs because the crib front can separate from the side panels and create a hazardous gap that can allow a child to fall out or become entrapped between the front and side panels.

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Recaro Recalls 39,000 ProSport model Car Seats

Recaro Child Safety LLC (Recaro) is recalling certain Recaro ProSport model 385 child restraints, manufactured from June 16, 2010, through January 31, 2013 because in the event of a crash the seat can move ‘excessively’ if the seat is not installed using all of the proper connectors.

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Couple Trying to Save Boy in Hot Car – Run Over By Irate Mother

For one couple concerned about a child locked in a hot car, the incident turned even more nightmarish when the mother let out her anger on them, when she ran them down with her car.

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RECALL: 28,500 Mayborn USA Baby Monitors For Repair Due to Strangulation Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Mayborn USA, has announced a voluntary recall about 28,500 Tommee Tippee® Monitor with Movement Sensor Pad because the child can pull sensor pad cord into crib and wrap around the neck, posing a strangulation hazard.