Category Archives: Injuries to Minors

Toysmith Recalls Toy Light-Up Frogs and Ducks Due to Choking Hazard

This recall includes about 30,000 light-up soft plastic toy frogs and ducks. The toys light up when the sensors on the bottom of the product are touched or placed in water.  The frog comes in green and the ducks come … Continue reading

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Kids II Inc. Recalls Baby Einstein Activity Jumpers Due to Impact Hazard

Units: About 400,000 and 8,500 in Canada Description: This recall includes more than 408,000 Baby Einstein Musical Motion Activity Jumpers with model number 90564, mostly sold in the United States, though some were sold in Canada as well. There is … Continue reading

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Nan Far Woodworking Recalls Rockland Furniture Round Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards

This recall involves about 3,900 Rockland Furniture round cribs with model number 343-8314. The crib’s drop-side rails can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail. When this happens, the drop-side rail can fall out of position and create a space where an … Continue reading

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President of LM Import-Export Sentenced Prison and Fined for Importing Banned Children’s Products

Florida Federal District Court Judge Kathleen M. Williams issued a significant sentenced Hung Lam, President of LM Import-Export Inc., to 22 months incarceration in federal prison, three years of supervised release and a $10,000 fine for pleading guilty to conspiracy … Continue reading

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Swartz & Swartz Urges Families To Think “Safety First” In And Around Water This Summer

A new government report reveals that children younger than age 5 represent more than 75 percent of all pool and spa submersion deaths and 78 percent of pool and spa submersion injuries in the United States involving children younger than … Continue reading

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Avon Recalls Microwave Popcorn Maker Due to Burn and Fire Hazards

Today, the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a recall of Microwave Popcorn Makers. When cooked too long, the popcorn can overheat in this popcorn maker and ignite, posing a fire or burn hazard to consumers. Avon has received 20 … Continue reading

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Powell Company Recalls Anywhere Lounger Bean Bag Chairs Due to Suffocation and Strangulation Hazards

Bean bag chairs without a permanent zipper closure allow young children to unzip, ingest or inhale the small beads inside of the bean bag chair, posing a suffocation and strangulation hazard. The recalled Anywhere Lounger bean bag chairs are 100% … Continue reading

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Deezo Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled Due to Strangulation Hazard

Today, the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a recall of Deezo Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings due to strangulation hazard. This recall involves a Deezo brand boys’, girls’, and toddlers’ zip-up hoodies made of 65% polyester and 35% cotton. … Continue reading

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Meijer Recalls Touch Point Baseboard Convection Heaters Due to a Fire Hazard

The Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall of Touch Point Portable Baseboard Convection Heaters; the heaters can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers. The Touch Point brand portable, electric baseboard convection heaters with model BBC-1500 and date … Continue reading

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CPSC Approves Proposed Rule Aimed at Making Strollers Safer

To help prevent further deaths and injuries to young children, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) voted to approve a notice of proposed rule making (NPR) to create a federal safety standard for strollers. The Commission voted unanimously (3-0) … Continue reading

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