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New KID report shows injuries, incidents up in 2016 recalls

  On Monday, along with Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, US PIRG and Illinois Action for Children, KID released new data on product recalls and children’s safety. This year marked a reversal of decreasing recall and injury numbers that the U.S. has seen in past years. In 2016, the number of recalls reported, as well as incidents and injuries associated with recalls, increased. The annual recall report, A KID Report Card: Children’s ... Read more
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CPSC warns against clip-on chair

Friday, CPSC took the unusual step of issuing a unilateral warning about a product after the manufacturer refused to participate in a recall.  As their warning and video show, the phil&ted's metoo clip-on chair appears to pose a real danger to children.  The clamping system can fail, causing falls for the occupant. In addition, if just one clamp comes loose, the child's fingers can be lacerated or even amputated as the chair tilts down and catches ... Read more
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