Tag: "Child Safety"

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Owlet Monitor ~ Peace of Mind For New Parents

In 2012, a company in Utah developed a portable, lower cost baby monitor that parents could attach to their child’s foot – much like the hospital ones – and measure their child’s Blood Oxygen levels. Whether your child spent 4 months in the NICU or you have just brought them home from the hospital, the fear is the same.

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Rear-Facing Car Seat Saves Toddler During Crash

While driving her kids to school on Thursday Kylee Barrett’s vehicle hit black ice and her 4 Runner spun off the road. In order to avoid hitting a vehicle head on, she crash into the trees at the side of the road. The force from the crash, however, caused her SUV to flip over.

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Britax Recalls 75,000 B-Safe35 Infant Seats Due to Reports Of Cracks in Carry Handles

Britax is conducting a recall in cooperation with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Health Canada, and Transport Canada. This recall involves a defect within the carry handle on certain models manufactured between October 1, 2014 and July 1, 2015 and listed here: www.bsafe35recall.com.

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Toddler Recovering from Eating Magnets

Two-year-old Ava Kendall was eating lunch with her family when she suddenly grabbed her stomach and began crying in pain. The little girl wouldn’t let anyone touch her and within a half hour she vomited…

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Baby in Car Seat Ejected During Accident

The uncle of a 19-month-old girl says that a horrible car accident was a teaching moment of great value about properly restraining small children in car seats. Levi Simmons says that if his niece Abby’s car seat hadn’t been properly fastened “she would no longer be with us.”

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Children’s Cough Syrup Recalled Due To Improper Dosing Information

Parents please check your cabinets to ensure you don’t have a bottle of recalled children’s cough syrup. Perrigo Company announced today that it has initiated a voluntary, nationwide product recall to the retail level of 2 batches of its children’s guaifenesin grape liquid, 100mg/5 mL, and 3 batches of its children’s guaifenesin DM cherry liquid (100mg guaifenesin and 5mg dextromethorphan HBr/ 5 ml)

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Quebec Baby Severely Burned After Father Places Car Seat On Stove

A Victoriaville, Quebec baby was hospitalized in critical condition on Thursday night after her father placed her infant seat on the stove and it caught fire.

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Toddler’s Death Spotlights Dangers of Button Batteries

Button batteries are used in many consumer products from greeting cards and watches to small appliances and children’s toys. Over the past few years safety groups have issued warnings about the batteries, cautioning parents about how incredibly dangerous they are if ingested.

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RECALL: Skip Hop Crib Mobiles Due to Injury Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in conjunction with Skip Hop Inc., of New York, N.Y., has announced a voluntary recall of about 4,300 Skip Hop crib mobiles because the strap attaching the product to the crib rail can break, posing an injury hazard if the product falls on the infant in the crib.

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Burley Designs Recalls 34,820 Child bicycle trailers Due To Injury Risk

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in conjunction with Burley Design LLC, of Eugene, Ore., has announced a voluntary recall of about 34,820 Child bicycle trailers because…

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GoGo squeeZ® brand Apple Grape and Apple Pear Pouch Products Recalled Due To Mold

Materne Canada Inc. is recalling GoGo squeeZ® brand Apple Grape and Apple Pear pouch products from the marketplace due to the presence of mold.

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Safety 1st Recalls 35,000 Décor Wood Highchairs Due to Fall Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in conjunction with Dorel Juvenile Group, of Columbus, Ind., has announced a voluntary recall of about 35,000 Décor Wood Highchairs.

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CPSC Urges Parents to Inspect For Hidden Window Cord Hazards

The Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) are urging parents and caregivers during October to check their window coverings for exposed or dangling cords, which pose a strangulation hazard to infants and young children, and to replace them as soon as possible with safer blinds and shades.

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Chewbeads Recalls 51,000 Pacifier Clips Due to Choking Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in conjunction with Chewbeads, of New York, N.Y., has announced a voluntary recall of about 45,000 in United States (in addition about 5,900 were sold in Canada) Pacifier clips because the “D” ring on the pacifier clip can break, allowing beads to detach, posing a choking hazard.