220,000 KidCo PeaPod Travel Beds Recalled Due to Suffocation Hazard

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This is a pretty big recall and we think it has been in the works for a while! 220,000 Kidco PeaPod and PeaPod Plus Travel Beds (basically all of them!) have been recalled due to suffocation and entrapment hazards. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with KidCo Inc., of Libertyville, IL, is… Read More

Kolcraft Recalls Contours Tandem Strollers Due to Fall and Choking Hazards

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Not a good day for strollers today! After the 223,000 Peg Perego strollers that were recalled, we now have Kolcraft Contours Tandem Strollers on the recall list as well. This one isn’t nearly as massive and there have been no injuries or fatalities. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Kolcraft Enterprises, today… Read More

CPSC Safety Alert – Infants and Toddlers Can Strangle in Baby Monitor Cords

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Remember a couple weeks ago when we reminded you again that you MUST keep those baby monitor cords away from baby in this Baby Gizmo Must-Have Video? Well, it looks like the  CPSC agrees with us! Today, the Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a “Safety Alert” – Infants and Toddlers Can Strangle in Baby Monitor Cords.… Read More

36,000 Kolcraft Strollers RECALLED

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Those bad stroller hinges are at it again! This time 36,000 popular Kolcraft Contours strollers are being recalled due to fingertip amputation and laceration hazards! Yikes! Not cool! The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Kolcraft, today announced a voluntary recall of about 36,000 Contours Options three- and four-wheeled strollers… Read More

Valco Baby Recalls Tri Modes Due to Strangulation Hazard

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Valco Baby, today announced a voluntary recall of about 12,000 Tri Mode Single and Twin Jogging Strollers. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product:… Read More

FDA warns about the use of infant sleep positioners

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The FDA is now warning parents about infant sleep positioners. CSPC & FDA Warning is here. The sleep positioners are made to keep an infant on their back while sleeping but the FDA fears they may be causing more harm then good.  There have been 12 incidences in the last 13 years which doesn’t seem… Read More

Over 10 Million Fisher Price Toys Being Recalled

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  Fisher Price along with the CPSC is recalling over 10 MILLION tricycles, toys and high chairs over safety concerns.   Part of the recall involves tricycles that have a protruding plastic ignition key near the seat that a child can fall on which may result in injuries including genital bleeding.   Other items include… Read More

Baby Hammocks Recalled by MamaLittleHelper

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with MamaLittleHelper LLC, today announced a voluntary recall of about 500 Infant and Toddler Hammocks due to suffocation hazard. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Hazard: The side-to-side shifting or… Read More

RECALL: Graco Recalls 1.5 Million Strollers

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Graco, today announced a voluntary recall of about 1.5 million Passage, Alano and Spree Strollers and Travel Systems. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Manufacturer: Graco Children’s Products Inc., of Atlanta, Ga. Hazard: The hinges on the stroller’s canopy pose a fingertip… Read More

Caramia Furniture Recalls 1,000 Drop Side “Diane” Cribs

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Caramia Furniture and Mother Hubbard Cupboard’s, of Ontario, Canada, today announced a voluntary recall about 1,000 drop side “Diane” cribs due to fall and entrapment hazards.  Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Hazard: The slats on the cribs drop-side can detach from… Read More

447,000 Dorel Infant Car Seat/Carriers RECALLED

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in cooperation with Dorel Juvenile Group, Inc, today announced a recall of about 447,000 Dorel Infant Car Seat/Carriers. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. When used as an infant carrier, the child restraint handle to the seat… Read More

Recall: Cake Toys on Evenflo Activity Centers

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Evenflo, today announced a voluntary recall of about 66,000 in the United States and 13,660 in Canada Evenflo ExerSaucer 1-2-3 Tea for Me™ Activity Learning Centers. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. The candle flame attached to the top… Read More

Recall: Circo Booster Seats Due to Fall Hazard

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Target, today announced a voluntary recall of about 43,000 Circo Booster Seats due to fall hazard.  The booster seat restraint buckle can open unexpectedly, allowing a child to fall from the chair and be injured.  Target has received eight reports of the booster seat buckles opening… Read More

Recall: Safety 1st Stair Gates Due to Fall Hazard

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Dorel Juvenile Group USA, today announced a voluntary recall about 31,500 (100,000 units were previously recalled in February 2009) Safety 1st SmartLight Stair Gates due to fall hazard. The hinges that hold the stair gate in place can break, posing a fall hazard to children if… Read More