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Ready, set, BFA!

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It’s that time of year again. On Wednesday, KID will host our 2016 Best Friend Award Night at the Mid America Club (200 East Randolph) in Chicago. Each year, KID commemorates our progress, honors the memory of Danny Keysar and other victims of unsafe children’s products and highlights the contributions of our Best Friend – someone who has helped keep...

KID, others meet with CPSC Chairman on furniture tip-overs

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Late last month, we learned of another death involving the IKEA Malm dresser. A not-quite two-year-old boy in Minnesota was killed when his dresser toppled over on him. This was after a July 2015 non-recall announcement by IKEA and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) that two other children had been killed by Malm...

Safety tips, resources in honor of National Child Care Provider Appreciation Day

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This week we will celebrate National Child Care Provider Appreciation Day. In honor of the great work that child care providers are doing around the nation to keep our children happy, healthy and safe, we’d like to share a few safety tips and resources for providers and parents to use to keep children out of...

Advocates call for action on IKEA furniture tip-over

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Today, Kids In Danger (KID), Consumer Federation of America (CFA), Consumers Union and the National Center for Health Research called on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to secure a formal recall of IKEA furniture responsible for the deaths of three toddlers in tip-over incidents. In a letter to CPSC Chairman Elliot Kaye, we urged CPSC...
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NEWS

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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

February 2015

KID releases a new report on 2014 recalled children’s products as well as a look back at 10 years of recall data. Read more

October 2014

KID releases a new report on child product safety in Illinois child care Read more

September 2014

CPSC votes 4-0 to adopt new standard for magnet sets Read more

EVENTS

Join KID for our special event!
KID Best Friend Award Night, 2016
Honoring Lisa M. Turano, Turano Baking Company & The Turano Foundation

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
6:00pm -8:30pm
The Mid-America Club

Check out our amazing auction prizes and place advance bids!

Check out the raffle baskets and buy raffle tickets, $10 each or 6 for $50!

Eventbrite - KID Best Friend Award Night

 

 

Click here for information on sponsor opportunities, or contact lauraford@kidsindanger.org

Check out the photos from the 2015 BFA 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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