DEFECTIVE TOYS: A THREAT FOR YOUR CHILD’S WELLBEING

Most parents and guardians are aware of the fact that children need and use different toys during childhood. It is believed that these consumer goods and products might be vulnerable to children in case there are manufacturing flaws or they contain dangerous designs. From parents’ perspectives, they typically rely on toy companies to design toys […]

Recall Alerts: “Style My Room” Disco Lights and Dynacraft Scooters

A disco lamp meant for use in teenager’s rooms has been recalled due to an electrical shock hazard. Two electric scooters have been recalled due to an electrical malfunction causing the unit to accelerate quickly without warning. Read on for more information about these important recall notices from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). “Style […]

City Versa Stroller and Dunecraft Toy Recalls

In light of the recent tragedy in Newtown, Conn., we at the Child Injury Firm want to extend our condolences and sympathies to all the families affected. Never before has the safety of a child been on the minds of Americans more than in the aftermath of the Newtown shooting. In situations where a child’s […]

Recent Child Product Recalls

In the midst of all the dangers of our modern world, household hazards can be a major issue for you as a parent, especially when the mobility and curiosity of a young child is taken into consideration. Faulty or ill-made toys and products are not only a frustration and inconvenience but also a direct danger […]

Build-A-Bear Fined $600,000 for Defective Toy Chair

A warning to parents this holiday season concerning a popular beach chair made specifically for children.  Build-A-Bear Workshop will have to shell out $600,000 to settle allegations concerning possible dangers of the toy, including fingertip amputation. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued the fine. The CPSC says the company, which is based in St. […]

Summary of 2010 child product recalls

There were quite a number of recalls in 2010 and this post serves not only as a summary of the bigger child product recalls but also as a reminder for parents and caregivers to be on the lookout for potentially dangerous products. In 2010, we had major child product recalls on everything from children’s drugs […]

Fisher-Price Recalls More than 10 Million Products

We have some important consumer news to tell you about. A major children’s product company issued a recall of more than 10 million products. The recall involves everything from toys to toddler tricycles and high chairs. The CPSC says products such as fisher-Price Trike and Tough tricycles can actually cause serious injuries. The agency says […]

Feds Recall More Childrens Jewelry

Just a few months ago, I told you about a recall concerning some children’s jewelry that contained cadmium. Now comes word, yet again, from the Consumer Product Safety Commission of another cadmium-related recall involving Children’s Metal Charm Bracelets. The bracelets contain high levels of cadmium. Research shows that cadmium can be toxic if ingested by […]

Do It Best Recalls Bicycle Bells Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

Over the past few months, I've been telling you about various recalls as they relate to children’s products. Some have dealt with unsafe toys or strollers, while others have centered around products such as clothing that pose a hazard. I've also repeatedly mentioned products that violate lead paint standards.Well, now comes word from the U.S. […]

Children’s Bracelets Recalled

We have another consumer alert to tell you about concerning a children’s product. The Consumer Product Safety Commission has just announced that Children's Bracelets are being recalled by Chandigarh Fashion Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard. This is a voluntary recall in cooperation with the CPSC. The name of the product is Children’s Bangles […]

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