KID Report: Only 10% of Recalled Items are Fixed or Returned

Did you know that according to the organization, Kids in Danger (KID), only 10% of recalled items are actually either fixed or returned by the consumer? A new report released by KID shows that many companies are not using social media to get the word out of their recalls.

Huge Carter’s Recall

218,000 Carter’s one-piece footed sleepers have been recalled today (April 11, 2013) because the zipper pull can detach, posing a choking hazard to children. No injuries have been reported!

Target Children’s Pajama Recall

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The CPSC in conjunction with Target has issued a voluntary recall of 560,000 two piece pajamas. “The children’s cotton or cotton/fleece pajamas sets fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, because they do not meet the tight-fitting sizing requirements. This poses a burn hazard to children.” No injuries have been reported but who wants to take a risk.

The Latest Recall – Fisher Price Newborn Rock ‘n Play Sleeper™

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The latest recall by the CPSC and Fisher Price is the Newborn Rock ‘n Play Sleeper™. There has been 600 reported cases of mold developing between the removable seat cushion and the hard plastic frame of the sleeper when it remains wet/moist or is infrequently cleaned.

Nap Nanny Recalled!!

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The latest recall just happened today with the Nap Nanny. The CPSC along with 4 huge retailers (Amazon.com, Buy Buy Baby, Diapers.com and Toys R Us/Babies R Us) agreed to voluntarily recall the Nap Nanny recliners made by Baby Matters LLC due to 5 reported deaths and many injuries.

A Huge Graco High Chair Recalll

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Yesterday, the CPSC, Health Canada and Graco voluntary recalled about 86,000 of their Classic Wood High Chairs in the US and 3,400 in Canada.

Water Safety

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Even with summer ending and pool time coming to a close, we wanted to put some water safety reminders out there… especially bathtub safety! A baby can drown in less than 2 inches of water so never assume your baby is safe when water is involved!

Recall of the Safety 1st Cabinet Locks

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If you have not all ready heard today, 900,000 Safety 1st Cabinet Locks were recalled today due to 140 reported incidents of children between the ages of 9 months and 5 years old were able to disengage the locks and gain access to the cabinet contents. This is a huge safety issue since the locks […]

Sassy Baby Toys

sassy toys

If you have not heard of Sassy toys yet, you will be glad you have once you see their products. Sassy is an American company that collaborates with Child Development Specialists to make unique baby products that are colorful with multiple textures. Sassy toys are well made and each toy helps develop a baby’s sensory (vision, touch, […]

Baby Slings

In March 2010 the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a warning about wearing baby slings with infants under the age of 4 months.  The CPSC says “Slings can pose two different types of suffocation hazards to babies. In the first few months of life, babies cannot control their heads because of weak neck muscles. […]

Crib Safety

In recent years the issue of crib safety has escalated significantly due to baby deaths and injuries from drop down side cribs. The drop side is either partly or fully separating from the crib. The CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commision) is now recommending parents to stop using drop down side cribs or to buy immobilizers so the drop down […]