Tag: "Child Safety"

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RECALL: 1,500 Baby Jogger City Go Infants Due To Improper Labeling

The National Highway Transportation Safety Association and Baby Jogger, LLC (Baby Jogger) today announced a recall of certain City GO Infant Car Seats, City GO Base for infant car seat; City Mini Infant Car Seat/Stroller Travel Systems; and Vue Lite Infant Car Seat/Stroller Travel Systems.

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Health Risk for Infants and Kids: Toxic Chemicals in Dust

Published in Environmental Science and Technology, new research from Washington D.C.’s Milken Institute of Public Health at George Washington University says that household dust exposes people to toxic chemicals associated with severe health problems. Children – and especially infants – may be more exposed while playing and crawling on the floor.

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RECALL: 25,800 Dorel Juvenile Safety 1st Strollers Due to Fall Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Dorel Juvenile, of Columbus, Ind., has announced a voluntary recall of about 25,800 Safety 1st Step and Go Travel Systems because …

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RECALL: 91,000 Alex Toys Infant Building Play Sets Due to Choking Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with ALEX Toys, of New Jersey, has announced a voluntary recall of about 91,000 ALEX Jr. Baby Builder, First Pops and First Snaps because small parts of the plastic toy building sets can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

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Injuries from Stroller and Carrier Mishaps On the Rise

A new study published in Academic Pediatrics points out a growing number of accidents and injuries resulting from improper use of baby carriers and strollers.

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RECALL: 39,395 Combi Coccoro Convertible Car Seats For Risk Of Chest Injuries

Today Combi USA, Inc. (Combi) announced they are recalling 39,395 Coccoro Convertible Child Restraints, model number 8220, manufactured January 1, 2009, to June 29, 2016.

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Cybex Steps Up The Infant Seat Game With The Cloud Q! {VIDEO Review}

Debuted at the ABC Kids Expo in 2014, the Cloud Q infant car seat by Cybex was awarded 2 innovation awards in the first 2 weeks it was revealed. Now available in the U.S., the Cloud Q is definitely a game changer for the infant car seat market, and it is currently the best seat available in the United States for newborns.

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Tips for Keeping Babies & Children Cool During Hot Days

The temperature is expected to be over 100 degrees today and much of North America is seeing a heat wave. As families continue their Summer adventures it’s important for parents of babies and young children to take into account that these little ones face unique, weather-related challenges.

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3 Deaths Prompts IKEA To Recall 35.6 Million MALM and Other Models of Chests and Dressers

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with IKEA North America, of Conshohocken, Pa., has announced the recall of all chests and dressers that do not comply with the performance requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM F2057-14).

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New GM Feature Warns Parents Baby Is On Board

The world is full of distractions, and forgetting something in the backseat of your car is normal. But if that “something” is a child, the results are tragic. On a hot day the inside of an automobile heats to furnance-like temperatures – hot enough that a child forgotten inside can quickly die. An average of 37 children have died this way every year since 1998, with the majority of those being under 4.

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Tommee Tippee RECALLS 3.4 MILLION Sippee Spill-Proof Cups Due to Risk of Mold Exposure

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in conjunction with Mayborn USA Inc., of Norwood, Mass., has announced a voluntary recall of about 3.327 MILLION Tommee Tippee Sippee spill-proof cups because…