In The News - 5 Most Recent Stories

5 Steps to be a KID intern

Paige Rendall
This summer, the KID office was filled with volunteers and interns that contributed greatly to the organization. Some interns, like Paige Rendall, worked out of the office and within their own community to spread KID’s lifesaving message to parents, caregivers, and community organizations. Below are her 5 tips on how to be a successful program...

Reviewed for Safety: SaferProducts.gov

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Everyone has their favorite review website. It’s your resource to make informed decisions about where to go, what to watch, and what to do. KID would like to add to your go-to websites a site that does more than just tell you which movie is worth seeing. This website, SaferProducts.gov, provides safety reports on children’s...

Protecting kids from lethal liquid nicotine

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Traditional cigarettes are being phased out in favor of the modern e-cigarette. With this new trend however comes a new danger. Center for Disease Control (CDC) research shows that reports to poison control centers of child exposures to liquid nicotine– often colorful, flavored, and hence attractive to children – has skyrocketed in recent years.  Earlier this...

New CPSC Chair and Commissioner

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After being nominated in March by President Obama, the U.S. Senate confirmed Elliot Kaye (D) as 10th Chairman of the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) in a vote this past Monday, July 28th. Kaye will be replacing Inez Tenenbaum as Chairman.  Commissioner Robert Adler has been serving as Acting Chair. Kaye served in Tenenbaum’s administration;...
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NEWS

In addition to providing information pertaining to our organization, KID provides brief updates on current children’s product safety information and events. For more frequent news postings, visit KID’s blog.

July 2014

KID issues new report on summer safety. Read more

KID program director gives great advice to grandparents on what products to avoid. Read more

May 2014

Health & safety advocates join to support statewide ban on sale of crib bumper pads due to suffocation risk Read more

KID hosts BFA 2014 honoring Inez Tenenbaum Read more

Consumer groups respond to Buckyball Settlement Read more

April 2014

KID board member, Geoff Phillips, recognized with award Read more

Illinois House votes to ban the sale of crib bumper pads Read more

February 2014

KID report shows recalled products remain in our homes Read more

November 2013

Consumer groups praise Tenenbaum’s tenure at CPSC. Read more

September 2013

KID founders co-author op-ed on safety bill’s fifth anniversary. Read more

August 2013

KID, Congressional Representatives and others mark the fifth anniversary of landmark safety bill. Read more

August 2013

Consumer groups mark five years of safety. Read more

July 2013

KID shares safety information on TV and furniture tip-overs. Read more

February 2013

KID releases report on children’s product recalls in 2012. Read more

February 2013

KID joins Illinois Attorney General and other advocates in furniture safety campaign. Read more

 

EVENTS

NVMRCharityBlueSquareCharity registration for the 2014 Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon is open. Join KID’s Running Team. The 26 runners who participated in the 2013 Naperville Marathon raised over $15,000 for KID. Read more.

KID will also have a team in the September 20, 2014 Run Forest Run in Aurora.  Join us! Learn more here.

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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