Bathtub Pads Recalled

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Pads sold to keep children from falling in the bathtub may have the opposite effect. They're not sticking to the tub and could pose a hazard to children.
Bathtub Non-Slip Pads (made by Prime-Lime Products Inc.) ...
Manufacturer says they're not sticking, creating a hazard.

Frequency of Crib-Related Injuries Cause for Concern, Study Finds

Although safety standards continue to improve, crib injuries occur at alarming rates. Credit: Getty Cribs, playpens and bassinets are supposed to function as secure locations where parents can place their baby or toddler and be confide...Although safety standards continue to improve, crib injuries occur at alarming rates.

Johnson & Johnson Quietly Recalls Children's Benadryl and Motrin ... Again

Though said not to affect consumers this time, Johnson & Johnson has effected yet another recall of children's medications this year. Credit: McNeil-PPC, Inc.
Just when you thought it was safe to go back to your medicine cabinet, comes yet ...
Citing "manufacturing lapses," the company announced the voluntary recall last week, pulling about 4 million packages of Children's Benadryl allergy tablets and 800,000 bottles of junior strength Motrin caplets from retail and wholesale shelves.

Warning: Stop Using Infant Sleep Positioners Immediately or Risk Suffocation Deaths

Parents are warned to stop using infant sleep positioners immediately. Credit: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a consumer alert today to war...
Two federal safety organizations issued a consumer alert today to warn parents to stop using infant sleep positioners, citing reports of 12 infants -- ages 1 month to 4 months -- who suffocated to death after being placed in the devices.

Gap Issues Recall of Baby Swimsuits Over Choking Risk

Gap Inc. announced a recall of baby swimsuits in the U.S. and Canada because a design flaw can potentially cause a child to strangle, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada said. The CPSC said the swimsuits' straps are too...

Kids in Danger: Dangerous Nursery Products Top 2009 Recall List

Demonstration of crib danger. Credit: CPSC
Recalls of strollers, cribs, high chairs and other nursery products pushed the nursery product category to the top category of recalled products for the first time, the advocacy group Kids in Danger a...

Infantino Recalls 1 Million Baby Slings After Three Infants Die

Infantino Slingrider / Credit: CPSC
On the heels of a warning by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission about the potentially lethal risks of using baby slings, Infantino is recalling more than 1 million Wendy Bellissimo and SlingRider mod...

Graco Recalls More Than 1 Million High Chairs After Hundreds Topple

Graco is recalling Harmony High Chairs. Credit: CPSC
Graco Children's Products is recalling its popular Graco Harmony High Chairs after receiving nearly 500 reports of them tipping over. At least two dozen injuries to children have been repor...

CPSC Going After Sellers Of Children's Outerwear With Drawstrings

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is moving toward forbidding companies that sell, make or import children's clothing from offering outerwear with drawstrings, following a sweep by the agency that found numerous violation...

Toxic Teddy Bears Pulled From Target Shelves

Target Corp. has been notified that its Valentine's Day "Message Bears" have illegal levels of lead. Ryan Nestle, Center for Environmental Health / AP
This Valentine's Day, watch out for Toxic Teddy Bears. The California-based Center for Envir...

Product Recall: Children's Necklaces

Your kids' jewelry could be hazardous to their health. Credit: CPSC
If your princess likes to get decked out in baubles, take note. The Consumer Product Safety Commission and F.A.F. Inc. have announced a voluntary recall of certain children's met...

Expanded Tylenol Recall Includes Children's Medications

The FDA says the company should have acted faster. Credit: McNeil Consumer Healthcare
Executives at Johnson & Johnson announced an expanded recall that includes children's Tylenol and Motrin as well as other medications Friday. This is the...

Swine Flu Doses for Children Recalled

Pediatric doses of H1N1 vaccine are being recalled for reduced effectiveness. Credit: Nathan F, Flickr
More than 10,000 doses of swine flu vaccine are being recalled because they lost some potency during shipment. Virgina and Maryland are pull...

Recall: All Roman Shades, Roll-Up Blinds

Roman shades (left) and roll-up blinds (right) pose strangulation hazard. Credit: CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) have announced an industry-wide voluntary recall to repair ALL...

Recall: Maclaren Pulls More Than 1 Million Strollers

Credit: CPSC
Maclaren USA is recalling more than a million of their popular umbrella strollers due to a defect that causes children to get their fingertips amputated in the strollers' hinges. The voluntary recall is for the following models o...


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