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2019 “10 Worst Toys” by W.A.T.C.H

2019's - 10 Worst Toys by W.A.T.C.H One Child Is Treated In U.S. Emergency Rooms Every Three Minutes For A Toy-Related Injury (Boston, MA–Nov. 19, 2019)  World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. (W.A.T.C.H.) today revealed its nominees for the “10 Worst Toys of 2019” and

By |2019-11-21T17:57:17+00:00November 21st, 2019|Child Safety, Consumer Protection, In The News, Personal Injury|Comments Off on 2019 “10 Worst Toys” by W.A.T.C.H

Toy safety watchdog reveals 2019’s ‘worst toys’ in Boston presentation

A Nerf dart gun, ice cream-scented Nickelodeon slime and a plastic Power Rangers claw are among the toys topping a consumer safety group’s list of worst toys for the holidays. World Against Toys Causing Harm unveiled its annual list Tuesday at a Boston children’s hospital.

By |2019-11-21T17:59:51+00:00November 21st, 2019|Child Safety, Consumer Protection, In The News, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Toy safety watchdog reveals 2019’s ‘worst toys’ in Boston presentation

Quest Products Recalls ALOCANE Emergency Burn Pads Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Closure Requirement; Risk of Poisoning

This recall involves the ALOCANE® Emergency Burn Pads (10 count and 15 count) which come in a white and red box with “MAXIMUM STRENGTH ALOCANE® Emergency Burn Pads” printed on the front. The product is an over the counter Gel Infused Pad with lidocaine (4%)

By |2019-11-19T05:05:48+00:00November 19th, 2019|Child Safety, Product Recalls|Comments Off on Quest Products Recalls ALOCANE Emergency Burn Pads Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Closure Requirement; Risk of Poisoning

Stop using all inclined sleepers, warns federal safety agency as death toll hits 73

Consumers should stop using all inclined sleepers – even models that have not been recalled – because of the risk of accidental suffocation, federal safety regulators said Friday. The warning from the Consumer Product Safety Commission comes after months of controversy over the popular infant-sleeping

By |2019-11-08T08:34:32+00:00November 8th, 2019|Child Safety, Consumer Protection, In The News, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Stop using all inclined sleepers, warns federal safety agency as death toll hits 73

Artizen Oils Recalls Essential Oils Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirements, Risk of Poisoning

This recall includes all 1- and 2-ounce clear glass bottles of wintergreen and birch essential oils purchased prior to April 15, 2019. The label on each bottle displays Artizen Oils’ logo and the name of the product. Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the essential oils

By |2019-09-06T15:40:12+00:00September 6th, 2019|Child Safety, Product Recalls|Comments Off on Artizen Oils Recalls Essential Oils Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirements, Risk of Poisoning

Contigo Recalls 5.7 Million Kids Water Bottles Due to Choking Hazard

This recall involves Contigo Kids Cleanable water bottles. The base and cover of the clear silicon spout will always be BLACK. Only black color spout base and spout cover models are included in this recall. Contigo is printed on the rim and along the front

By |2019-09-03T20:01:05+00:00September 2nd, 2019|Child Safety, Product Recalls|Comments Off on Contigo Recalls 5.7 Million Kids Water Bottles Due to Choking Hazard

London Bridge Recalls Sock and Wrist Rattle Sets Due to Choking Hazard

This recall involves a set of matching baby socks and wristband which contain a small rattle sewn inside the wristband and the toe of each sock. The sets were sold in various colors and styles, including strawberry, ladybug, animals and sports themes. The product is

By |2019-08-07T16:27:05+00:00August 7th, 2019|Child Safety, Product Recalls|Comments Off on London Bridge Recalls Sock and Wrist Rattle Sets Due to Choking Hazard

The Boppy Company Recalls Infant Head and Neck Support Accessories Due to Suffocation Hazard

This recall involves Boppy Head and Neck support sold in two styles: Ebony Floral and Heathered Gray with model numbers 4150114 and 4150117. The model number is printed on the fabric label on the back of the head support. The product is an accessory to

By |2019-07-25T19:41:13+00:00July 25th, 2019|Child Safety, Product Recalls|Comments Off on The Boppy Company Recalls Infant Head and Neck Support Accessories Due to Suffocation Hazard

Fisher-Price issues product warning after 10 infant deaths reported

Fisher-Price and the Consumer Product Safety Commission today issued a product warning after multiple reports of infant deaths in a Fisher-Price product. SOURCE: Consumer Product Safety Commission Fisher-Price and the Consumer Product Safety Commission today issued a product warning after multiple reports of infant deaths