News in 2012

In addition to providing information pertaining to our organization, KID provides brief updates on current children's product safety information and events. For more frequent news, visit KID's blog.

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Maryland bans the sale of crib bumper pads

November 2012 Maryland becomes the first state to ban the sale of crib bumper pads. Chicago also has a ban in effect. Read more

CPSC adopts strong mandatory play yard standard

June 2012 Fourteen years after Danny Keysar died in a poorly designed mesh portable crib, CPSC adopts strong mandatory standard under provisions of Danny’s Law. Read more

New report shows magnet toys for adults are injuring kids

June 2012 KID analyzed data from CPSC, finding that children are suffering serious injuries from magnetic ‘desk toys.’ KID calls on CPSC take additional actions to reduce the likelihood that children will be injured by these products Read more

KID releases mobile site with recall search function

May 2012 KID released a new mobile version of the website, designed by Table XI. New to the mobile site is recall search function, powered by Read more

KID releases report on children’s product recalls in 2011

March 2012 KID released the annual report on children’s product recalls. A Measure of Safety: Children’s Product Recalls in 2011 shows a decrease in the number of recalls. Read more

KID joins other consumer groups to call for recall of Bumbo seat

February 2012 KID and other consumer organizations have called on CPSC to recall the Bumbo child seat after many serious injuries. Read more

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