In The News - 5 Most Recent Stories

NHTSA Holds Event for 100% Recall Completion

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On April 28, 2015 the Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx opened the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) event, Retooling Recalls: Getting to 100% Completion, with a call on all in the room to find a way to get the 20% of recalled vehicles that haven’t repaired fixed. The rest of the event saw industry...

Reflections on my first year at KID

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In April, 2014 I joined KID as their first Director of Development. How I got here is a story unto itself. I first met Linda Ginzel and Nancy Cowles in 2002. At the time, I was the senior producer of “Small Talk for Parents with Zoraida Sambolin” – a talk show on PBS for parents of...

Mother’s Day & KID

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Today, many of us are with our mothers, our children or perhaps both — celebrating Mother’s Day.  Here at KID we wish you all a wonderful day together.  Mothers and children are at the heart of our work.  We work every day to keep toys and nursery products safe and alert parents and caregivers to...

This week at KID

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As usual, it was a busy week for KID’s education and outreach programs. On Saturday, we presented our safety workshop Creating safe environments for children at the YWCA- Lake County conference in Deerfield, IL.  The first presentation was in English, and the second was in English and Spanish. We were able to conduct this bilingual...
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NEWS

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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

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

EVENTS

2015 Best Friend Award Night

KIDSTD_Page_1 KID Best Friend Award Night honoring Barbara Guthrie of Underwriters Laboratories occurred May 20, 2015.

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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