Is Your Children’s Bedroom a Danger Zone?

Given the spate of dresser recalls, your children’s bedroom could be like a ship’s cabin adrift on high seas pounded with gale force winds. If their room is furnished with Ikea, Home Depot or Safavieh dressers, anchoring furnishings to prevent tip-over incidents—which have been linked to many deaths and countless injuries—may not be enough. The […]

Contigo Recalling the Recall

Chances are, you’re one of millions of people who bought a Contigo Kids Cleanable water bottle over the past ten years. You may have returned it, along with 5.7 million bottles in the U.S. and about 177,000 distributed in Canada and Mexico, last August  2019. That’s when Contigo recalled its water bottles and replacement lids […]

No More Infant Inclined Sleepers

Products are constantly introduced to the marketplace, and others are phased out. For instance, infant inclined sleepers weren’t invented until Fisher-Price came up with the category over a decade ago. It’s tragic and mind-boggling that so many infant deaths have occurred in inclined sleepers. But not really, considering that the first sleeper came to market […]

IKEA recalls Infant Bibs Over Choking Fears

Ikea has recalled about 7,000 MATVRÅ Infant Bibs after it received two reports of the bibs detaching and potentially causing a choking hazard to infants. The Swedish furniture giant said in a Facebook post that, “All our products are tested and comply with applicable standards and legislation…In spite of this, we have received reports that […]

Warning: Does your kid’s lunchbox contain a Contigo Water Bottle?

Before your child goes to daycare or school, be sure to check the water bottle in their backpack or lunchbox: Contigo Kids Cleanable Water Bottles have been recalled because of a “potential choking hazard”. On August 27, Contigo, in conjunction with The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), has voluntarily recalled about 5.7 million water […]

Bubble Soccer or Concussion Balls?

Bubble Soccer has likely come to a park near you: players are encased in large plastic balls with their legs exposed, allowing them to move their legs freely. It’s a bit like Zorbing, a wildly popular activity that  people enjoy worldwide: they step into a large plastic ball and roll down from top of a […]

Inclined Sleeper Deaths Are On The Rise

Parents, your baby may be at risk if you bought an inclined baby sleeper. On the heels of the huge Fisher-Price recall involving 4.7 million Rock ‘n Play sleepers that have now been linked with at least 50 deaths, another 700,000 inclined sleepers have been recalled—and the infant death toll is rising. Inclined Sleeper Recalls […]

Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper Recalled

After reports of infant deaths, the U.S. Consumer Product and Safety Commission (CPSC) on April 12, 2019 recalled about 4.7 million Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play sleepers.  Tragically, at least 32 infant fatalities have linked to this product since Fisher-Price introduced the Rock ‘n Play sleeper in 2009. According to the CPSC, these deaths happened after […]

Batman Projection Watches Can Cause Serious Burn Injuries

Batman Projection Watches, which children can use to project 10 different images onto walls and other surfaces, are extremely popular with small children, many of whom wear them for extended periods, including while they are sleeping. But, parents need to be warned that these watches have caused serious chemical burns to some children due to […]

IKEA Recalls Children’s Swings for Fall Hazard

Children’s toys and other products intended for children’s use are purchased throughout the country by parents every day and are expected to provide our children with hours of fun, entertainment, and safe diversion. The sad truth is that so many of these toys and products are defective in some way, making them dangerous to the […]

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