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CSPC Sues to Get B.O.B. Strollers Recalled

Late last week, the US CPSC voted 3-1 to file suit against Britax to force action on B.O.B. jogging strollers made prior to 2015. According to the complaint, these strollers have caused injury to both children and adults when the front wheel disengages and the front fork hits the ground causing a sudden stop and...

Family Voices Friday: Preston’s Story

Today’s #FamilyVoicesFriday is dedicated to Preston, who would have turned 8 years old tomorrow. At just seven weeks old, Preston died in his crib when he rolled out of a sleep positioner and against the bumper pads in his crib. Preston was the second addition to a loving family in Alaska. His mom recalls the events...

Infant Sling Carriers: CPSC Approves New Federal Safety Standard

Attention sling users, CPSC’s new standard for slings has gone into effect as of January 30th. This new standard is an update of the standard adopted last year by CPSC for infant carrier slings. Infant carrier slings can pose a suffocation risk to infants, and so the new standard focuses on suffocation hazard warning labels. It’s...

Secure Your TV to Prevent Tip-Overs

As many families gather for this weekend’s big game, take time to check your TV is secured to avoid a tip-over. Securing the TV is an often-overlooked safety check for parents and caregivers of young children. Increasingly, TV tip-overs have been reported to lead to serious head injuries, broken bones, and even death. In fact,...
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NEWS

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November 2017

KID joins with Consumer Federation of America to call for more action on deadly & unstable IKEA recalled dressers. Read more

October 2017

Consumer groups call for more action after another death from tipping IKEA dressers is made public. Read more

September 2017

KID releases report on children’s products recalled for fire and burn hazards. Read more

June 2017

Consumer groups call for stronger action on 1 year anniversary of IKEA recall Read more

June 2017

Shawn Kasserman elected to lead Kids In Danger. Read more

June 2017

KID joins other safety groups in urging consumers to use only hoverboards that meet the latest UL 2272 Standard. Read more

May 2017

KID interns, staff publish peer-reviewed journal article on choking hazards. Read more

April 2017

More recalls, injuries and deaths in 2016. Read more

EVENTS

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