In The News - 5 Most Recent Stories

KID in China

The week of June 20, KID Executive Director, Nancy Cowles, took KID’s safety message to Beijing China.  Beijing was the site of the Fifth China – United States – European Union Consumer Product Safety Tri-Lateral Summit.  The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) invited KID as a non-governmental presenter.  The summit focused on the safety...

KID joins other safety advocates and applauds IKEA recall while emphasizing the need for consumer awareness

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Today, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and IKEA announced the recall of 29 million IKEA Malm dressers responsible for the deaths of three toddlers in tip-over incidents. KID joined The American Academy of Pediatrics, Consumers Union, Consumer Federation of America, Public Citizen, The National Center for Health Research, and Shane’s Foundation in issuing the following joint...

Product Safety Priorities for CPSC

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What should be the priorities when it comes to product safety? The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) poised this question to the public as the topic of a hearing on June 15. As they do each year, CPSC invited the public to provide written and oral testimony on the priorities for the agency for...

#Anchorit this Father’s Day weekend

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Father’s Day is almost here! KID knows that fathers pride themselves on being able to keep their families safe. However, furniture tip-overs are on the rise and they are a danger that can be completely avoided. Every 24 minutes a child is injured from tipped furniture or TVs. Furniture tip-overs have been in the news...
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NEWS

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June 2016

KID joins IL AG in warning consumers about recalled products in second- hand markets. Read more

April 2016

KID, CFA, CU and NCHR ask CPSC to take action on IKEA furniture Read more

March 2016

KID releases A KID Report Card on 2015 children’s product recalls. Read more

January 2016

Congress passes bill to protect children from liquid nicotine. Read more

December 2015

Xfinity agrees to pull unsafe crib from ad.  Read more.

Check out our recent work in the 2015 Annual Report.  Read more.

July 2015

KID to hold bumper pad exchange in Humboldt Park. Read more

EVENTS

KID Best Friend Award Night, 2016

Pictures coming soon!

RECENT UPDATES

Read the latest E Alert for up-to-date highlights.

Read the latest Recall Digest for the most recent recalls of children’s products.

 


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