Product safety recalls reported by the Consumer Product Safety Commission as they related to baby products, infant products or kids products that fall into the categories of furniture, gear, textiles, toys, accessories or gifts/apparel.
Thomas Russell, May 21, 2013Youth furniture resource Lea Inds. is recalling more than 63,000 children's beds due to a fall hazard involving the side mattress support rails.
The recall covers some 59,200 panel, loft and bunk beds sold in the U.S. and 4,200 sold in Canada, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, which posted the recall on its website Tuesday. A total of 34 youth bed collections are affected.More
Kids Today Staff, April 9, 2013BabyHome USA is recalling about 1,100 Eat model high chairs because the front opening between the tray and seat bottom of the high chair can allow a child's body to pass through and become entrapped at the neck. This poses a strangulation hazard to young children when the child is not harnessed. More
Kids Today Staff, April 9, 2013iCandy World is recalling about 830 Cherry model strollers because the opening between the bumper bar and seat bottom of the stroller can allow an infant's body to pass through and become entrapped at the neck, posing a strangulation hazard to young children when a child is not harnessed. More
Kids Today Staff, April 2, 2013Two manufacturers of baby gear products have issued recalls over concerns that babies and young children could slip through openings and become strangled. No incidents have been reported in either case. More
Kids Today Staff, March 29, 2013Upscale stroller manufacturer Bugaboo is recalling its Cameleon3 stroller after reports that the carry handle can break, posing a fall hazard. More
Jane Kitchen, March 13, 2013Rules go into effect this month regarding periodic testing for the Consumer Product Safety Commission that mean most manufacturers will have to test their products at least once a year. More
Kids Today Staff, March 4, 2013Inez Tenenbaum, chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, will not seek re-nomination once her term expires in October. More
Kids Today Staff, February 5, 2013The Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled some models of World Imports bunk beds because iron rails in the headboard and footboard have openings that are wider than allowed by the safety standard and pose entrapment and/or asphyxiation risks. More
Thomas Russell, January 31, 2013Case goods and upholstery resource Whalen Furniture has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $725,000 for not immediately reporting to the government defects involving two boat-style children's beds, one of which was involved in the death of a toddler. More
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