Tag: "Child Safety"

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RECALL: 169,000 IKEA Crib Mattresses Due to Risk of Entrapment

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in conjunction with IKEA North America Services LLC, of Conshohocken, Pa. announced a voluntary recall of about 169,000 VYSSA crib mattresses.

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After 65 Surgeries, Boy that Swallowed a Button Battery is Doing Well

Button batteries can be found in everything from children’s toys to remote controls to greeting cards. Potentially lethal, they have put many children in danger. Emmett Rauch was one of those children.

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Father Facing Charges after Abandoning Toddler in Freezing Car for Hours

In Spokane, Washington, a man is facing charges after abandoning his two-year-old son inside a freezing car for hours. The child is safe, but that might not have been the case, had it not been for the cashier working at a South Hill gas station.

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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.