Studies on the flame retardant TDCPP (chlorinated Tris) began back in the 1960’s and 1970’s. Those studies linked Tris to genetic mutations and the federal Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) stated that it “may pose a serious health risk to consumers.” By 1977, the chemical was banned from children’s pajamas. But even with that ban, the retardant is still used in furniture and products aimed at children and infants.
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One in thirteen children has allergies. For some, the reaction is slight. For others, the reaction can be deadly. What a lot of parents don’t know is that continued exposure to an allergen, unless recommended and monitored by a physician, can increase the risk of a dangerous reaction.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with The Step2 Company, today announced a voluntary recall of about 15,500 X-Rider Car Riding Toy because children who lean too far forward on the seat can go over the handle bar and hit the ground.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has approved a new federal mandatory safety standard to improve the safety of infant swings to prevent injuries and deaths to children.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with LaJobi, Inc., today announced a voluntary recall of about 33,000 Graco®-branded Avalon Glider Rockers with Ottoman and 5,600 Complete Nursery Solution (CNS) Box 2 / Katelyn Nursery Solution Glider Rockers
Britax Child Safety, Inc. announced today that it is conducting a voluntary safety recall on select Britax Boulevard 70-G3, Pavilion 70-G3, and Advocate 70-G3 convertible car seats in the USA and Boulevard 65-G3, Pavilion 65-G3, and Advocate 65-G3 convertible (infant/child) car seats in Canada manufactured between June 1, 2012 and August 31, 2012
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Dorel Juvenile Group, today announced a voluntary recall of about 97,000 Eddie Bauer Rocking Wood Bassinets.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Dream On Me Inc., today announced a voluntary recall of about 560 Happy Swing II infant swings because the opening between the tray and seat or the grab bar and seat can allow a child’s body to pass through and become entrapped at the neck, posing a strangulation hazard to young children if the belt is not engaged.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Trend Lab LLC, of Burnsville, Minn, today announced a voluntary recall of about 16,850 children’s upholstered toddler chairs because the staples in the binding on the back of the chair may come loose, posing a laceration or choking hazard if swallowed.
For whatever reason, kids find it fascinating to place objects into their mouths, ears and noses. Unfortunately, this often leaves parents panicked and unsure of what to do or who to call.
Police arrived at the New Smyrna Beach home of Erica Hess after a neighbor had called and said that a small child was on top of the roof. When officers arrived, that is exactly what they found – a two-year-old in nothing but underwear on top of the roof with a small dog.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Bluestem Brands , today announced a voluntary recall of about 4,700 Range Rider Ride-On Toy Cars because the battery can overheat, smoke, melt and catch on fire, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.