Infantino Recalls Over 1 Million SlingRider Baby Slings

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada (HC), in cooperation with Infantino LLC, of San Diego, Calif. are announcing a free replacement program for the Infantino “SlingRider” and “Wendy Bellissimo” infant slings. One million of these infant slings are being recalled in the United States and 15,000 are being recalled in Canada.… Read More

Infant Deaths Prompt CPSC Warning About Sling Carriers

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Infant Deaths Prompt CPSC Warning About Sling Carriers for Babies The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is advising parents and caregivers to be cautious when using infant slings for babies younger than four months of age. In researching incident reports from the past 20 years, CPSC identified and is investigating at least 14 deaths… Read More

Recall:Generation 2 Worldwide & “ChildESIGNS” Cribs

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is announcing the recall of all Generation 2 Worldwide and “ChildESIGNS” drop side cribs. CPSC is warning parents and caregivers who own these drop side cribs that infants and toddlers are at risk of serious injury or death due to strangulation and suffocation hazards presented by the cribs.… Read More

Regal Lager Recalls 1,100 Cybex Strollers

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Regal Lager Inc., today announced a voluntary recall of about 1,100 CYBEX strollers. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.  Hazard:  The stroller’s hinge mechanism poses a fingertip amputation and laceration hazard to the child when the consumer is unfolding/opening… Read More

Recall: 635,000 Dorel Asia Cribs Due to Strangulation

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Dorel Asia SRL, of Barbados, is announcing a voluntary recall to replace 635,000 drop side and non-drop side cribs that pose suffocation and strangulation hazards to infants and toddlers. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cribs until replacement kits are obtained and installed. The drop… 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

Recall: 24,000 Amby Baby Motion Beds/Hammocks

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Amby Baby USA, today announced a voluntary recall of approximately 24,000 Amby Baby Motion Beds due to suffocation hazard. Consumers should stop using the Amby Baby Motion Beds immediately unless otherwise instructed. The side-to-side shifting or tilting of the hammock can cause the infant to roll and become… Read More

Recall: Adventure Playsets Due to Fall Hazard

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the Adventure Playsets, today announced a voluntary recall of 275,000 Adventure Playsets Wooden Play Sets due to fall hazard.  The plastic coated lumber on the horizontal ladder (monkey bar/swing beam) can weaken over time due to rotting of the whitewood (spruce, pine and… Read More

Recall: Little Tikes™ Children’s Toy Workshop Sets and Trucks

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Little Tikes, today announced a voluntary recall 1.6 Million Little Tikes™ Workshops Sets and Trucks due to choking hazard.  The recalled workshop sets and trucks have oversized, plastic toy nails that can pose a choking hazard to young children. The firm has received one report of… 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: Baby Bjorn Babysitter Balance Chairs

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Baby Bjorn, announced today a voluntary safety recall of the BABYBJÖRN® Babysitter Balance and BABYBJÖRN® Babysitter Balance Air, after small metal pieces were found in the padded section of the babysitter’s fabric seat. The recall to inspect the seat padding and attach an updated warning label… Read More

Recall: LeapFrog Recalls Electronic Plush Toys

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with LeapFrog Enterprises Inc., of Emeryville, Calif., today announced a voluntary recall of about 3,700 My Pal Scout Electronic Plush Toy Dogs. This recall involves My Pal Scout, a green and beige electronic plush dog with plastic decals on its paws. When those decals are pushed, the… Read More

Recall: Bugaboo Bee Strollers Due to Risk of Brake Failure

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Bugaboo Design and Sales, today announced a voluntary recall of 22,500 Bugaboo Bee strollers because one or both sides of the brakes can fail, causing a stroller to unexpectedly roll away on an incline.  This can pose a risk of injury to the child occupant. Bugaboo… Read More

Recall: Eddie Bauer Play Yards with Rocking Bassinets

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Dorel Juvenile Group Inc, announced a voluntary recall of about 76,000 Eddie Bauer Soothe & Sway Play Yards. Consumers should stop using the recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. The play yard’s rocking bassinet attachment can tilt even when secured by straps in… Read More

Recall: Simplicity Play Yards Due to Fall Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Simplicity Inc., today announced a voluntary recall of about 25,000 Simplicity Travel Tender Play Yards. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Hazard: One or more rails can collapse unexpectedly, posing a fall or entrapment hazard to young children. The recalled play yards… Read More

Recall: Evenflo Majestic High Chairs

Evenflo Expands Recall of Majestic(tm) High Chairs Due to Fall and Choking Hazards The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Evenflo, today announced a voluntary recall of 90,000 more (95,000 were recalled in December 2008) Majestic High Chairs. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Hazard: Plastic caps and metal screws… Read More

Recall: Evenflo Children’s Activity Centers

Recall:  Evenflo Children’s Activity Centers Due to Fall Hazard The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Evenflo, announced a voluntary recall of about 213,000 Evenflo ExerSaucer Triple Fun stationary activity centers. The recall involves Evenflo ExerSaucer Triple Fun stationary activity centers made between October 2006 and December 2008. The model number is 6231711.… Read More

CPSC Tips for a Safe Trick or Treat

CPSC Provides Safety Tips for a Safe “Trick or Treat” The spookiest night of the year is around the corner. Kids everywhere are choosing their favorite costume and looking forward to their favorite treats. As parents and caregivers prepare for this celebration, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reminds them to keep safety in mind,… Read More