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Cork Block Stacking Toys Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

On February 26, 2014 the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of about 720 Cork Stacker block sets. Small pieces of cork can break off the blocks, posing a choking hazard to young children. This recall involves a three-piece … Continue reading

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Nap Nanny and Chill Infant Recliners Recalled by Baby Matters LLC After Five Infant Deaths

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Baby Matters LLC of Berwyn, Pa., announced the recall of all models of its Nap Nanny and Nap Nanny Chill infant recliners and covers. This recall is announced as part … Continue reading

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Crib Bumpers Recalled Due To Entanglement Hazard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has recalled the Pottery Barn Kids Sweet Lambie Bumpers manufactured from April 2009 through July 2012. The manufacturer has received two reports of the decorative stitching coming loose and entangling children, including reports of … Continue reading

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Strangulation Death of Two-year-old Child Prompts Recall of Window Blinds by Blind Xpress

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalled about 139,000 vertical and 315,000 horizontal blinds. In 2009, a 2-year-old girl from Commerce Township, Mich. reportedly strangled in the loop of a vertical blind cord that was not attached to the … Continue reading

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Founder of Swartz & Swartz, P.C. (1934-2010)

Edward M. Swartz, the founder of Swartz & Swartz, P.C. and pioneer on toy safety, died at age 76. Mr. Swartz took on the multibillion-dollar toy industry for decades with his annual “10 Worst Toys List.” Consumer activist Ralph Nader … Continue reading

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