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  • Biggest Recalls of 2018 – So Far

    Posted on July 3, 2018

    We’ve already seen a few dozen children’s product recalls in 2018. At this time of year, KID likes to highlight the biggest recalls of the year, so far. Checking your products for recalls regularly will protect your children from common… Read More

  • High Chair Safety: Recalls and a Delayed Standard

    Posted on June 19, 2018

    On November 9th, 2015 CPSC issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) for incorporating high chair safety standards into Danny’s Law. In May, KID, frustrated by the CPSC’s delay in publishing a final rule, began drafting a report on high… Read More

  • Consumer Reports Adds to Growing Body of Research on Tip-Overs

    Posted on April 13, 2018

    Consumer Reports has recently released new research on the dangers of furniture tip-overs. CR analyzed thousands of incident reports from CPSC to better under the circumstances of injuries and deaths caused by furniture tip-overs. CR tested 24 dressers and chests based on current voluntary… Read More

  • New KID Report Shows Jump in 2017 Recalls

    Posted on April 3, 2018

    On Tuesday, along with Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Illinois PIRG, KID released new data on product recalls and children’s safety. This year, the number of recalls increased by 22%, while injuries and incidents reported prior to recall decreased from a… Read More

  • Happy Anniversary to SaferProducts.gov

    Posted on March 12, 2018

    This week marks the seventh anniversary of the implementation of a groundbreaking idea – SaferProducts.gov went live on March 11, 2011.  This database of consumer reports catalogs incidents with consumer products – everything from worrying about a possible hazard to… Read More

  • CPSC Releases Report on Nursery Product Incidents

    Posted on January 5, 2018

    Every year, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) releases a report with updated data on injuries and deaths associated with nursery products. In a change from past reports, CPSC Started last year including only non-incidental injuries, meaning the product… Read More

  • KID 2017 in Review: Reaching and Exceeding Goals

    Posted on December 20, 2017

    At the beginning of 2017 KID discussed a few goals that we had for the new year. These included expanding safe sleep environments, advocating for stronger furniture stability standards, and improving accessibility of KID. Read below to understand ways we… Read More

  • An International Month at KID

    Posted on December 1, 2017

    November 2017 involved a lot more international outreach than we are used to at KID.  But we hope that the outcome will be safer children’s products both here in the US and worldwide. It started with a meeting in Paris:… Read More

  • Victory for Petitioners as CPSC Moves to Ban Toxic Flame Retardants

    Posted on September 29, 2017

    Last week, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) took steps to protect consumers from a class of flame retardants known as organohalogens. This ruling came after KID, along with other consumer, healthcare, firefighter, and science groups, petitioned the CPSC to… Read More

  • KID Releases New Report on Fire Hazards

    Posted on September 12, 2017

    Last week, KID released a new report on fire and burn hazards within children’s products: Playing with Fire Hazards: An analysis of children’s products recalled for fire hazards from June 2007 to July 2017. This report aims to raise awareness… Read More

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