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SaferProducts.gov: Important Resource for Shoppers during Holiday Season

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Earlier this week, KID joined a coalition of consumer groups in releasing an analysis of SaferProducts.gov, the government’s product safety database. This analysis, SaferProducts.gov: Five Years Live, reviewed the effectiveness of the database in the five years since its launch in 2011. KID joined the Consumer Federation of America, Consumers Union, Public Citizen, and U.S....

Support KID on #GivingTuesday

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KID is participating in #GivingTuesday, (11/29/16), an annual day of giving. Through the power of media and collaboration, people across the globe honor meaningful causes by supporting causes important to them. Since 2012, #GivingTuesday has inspired giving around the world, resulting in real change in communities. In that spirit, we invite you to #GiveToKid. We have a...

Director’s Blog by Nancy Cowles: A Week at ICPHSO

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As KID’s executive director, I represent KID in the International Consumer Product Health & Safety Organization (ICPHSO) – a multi-stakeholder organization working to share information and move product safety forward.  This year (until February) I am serving as President.  In that role, I just returned from a week in Brussels, Belgium, where ICPHSO held its...

The Dangers of Bath Seats

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Infant bath seats made headlines back in 2010, when the CPSC created a mandatory standard  to address the injuries and fatalities these products were causing. To prevent drowning deaths, the standard is very strict – no bath seats currently meet that standard. This post will outline the hazards posed by bath seats and remind you why...
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NEWS

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November 2016

New report affirms SaferProducts.gov’s crucial role in protecting consumers. Read more

November 2016

Consumer groups concerned over action overturning magnet protections. Read more

August 2016

KID and Shane’s Foundation release groundbreaking research on furniture tip-overs. Read more

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

Thanks to our 2016 KID Running Team who raised $2000 for KID at the Naperville Marathon on October 23, 2016.

KID Best Friend Award Night, 2016

See the event pictures on Flickr!

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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