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As the students at Northwestern University are finishing up their spring quarter, the freshman engineering students proudly presented their final design products. Four teams of students worked with Kids In Danger (KID) developing prototypes to address design problems that had led to injuries, deaths and recalls. Two teams took a look at recent recalls for infant sleep environments other than cribs – the PeaPod Travel Bed, Nap Nanny and others ... Read more
This Sunday is Mother’s Day, a day when many of us delight in our children and our moms. It is reminder of the precious gift of children – and a chance for those children to honor their mothers for the daily tasks, the big sacrifices and the bountiful love they give. But this year, Sunday also marks the 15th anniversary of the death of Danny Keysar. Danny died when he was sixteen months old when the portable crib he slept in at child care ... Read more
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced on March 11, 2013 that Chicago-based Kolcraft has agreed to pay a civil penalty in the amount of $400,000. In addition to the monetary penalty, Kolcraft agreed to implement robust changes to its internal control and compliance systems. CPSC alleges that the firm knowingly failed to report to CPSC immediately, as required by federal law, a defect involving Kolcraft Travelin' Tot play yards ... Read more
Last April, Chicago became the first municipality (or any governmental unit for that matter) to ban the sale of crib bumper pads. The ordinance’s sponsors (Aldermen Balcer and Cardenas) and those who voted for it listened to the testimony of SIDS of Illinois and Kids In Danger and realized that these useless, decorative items weren’t worth the risk. This December, we decided to find out how it was working. KID and SIDS of Illinois staff visited ... Read more
Children across all demographics need safe children’s products and safe surroundings, and it is KID’s mission to make that a reality through growth of our outreach programs, increasing visibility of KID’s mobile site that includes a truly useful recall search function, and continuing to be the voice for families on child product safety as policy and regulations are developed and in setting tough new standards.It has been a year of accomplishments. ... Read more
CPSC and Health Canada have announced a recall of 220,000 KidCo’s PeaPod and PeaPod Plus Travel Beds. Stop using these products immediately. KID has been warning about this product since first learning last January about a death in December: a five-month old boy was found dead in the KidCo PeaPod Travel Bed. His face was against the wind resistant side of the product. We started warning parents and others about the dangers of this product ... Read more
“The CPSC and other regulatory agencies enforce sensible safeguards that protect all Americans, including our most vulnerable citizens—our babies. It is unconscionable that lawmakers are now considering S. 3468, a bill that would undermine the lifesaving work of our nation’s regulatory agencies.”That’s the closing of a recent piece in The Hill’s Congress Blog. It was written by KID’s founders, Linda Ginzel and Boaz Keysar. Their ... Read more
Several weeks ago KID posted about the dangers of high powered magnets . Today the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHN) released their report detailing the survey results of pediatric gastroenterologists. In the ten years there have been over 480 cases of magnet ingestions by young children and teens -- 208 in the last 12 months alone. Eighty percent required endoscopic or surgical intervention. ... Read more