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Sound Baby Monitors Recalled After Two Deaths Due to Strangulation Hazard

  On November 21, 2013 the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall of 600,000 Angelcare Movement and Sound Monitors with Sensor Pads. The cord attached to the baby monitor’s sensor pad is placed under the crib mattress, … 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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Dream On Me Recalls Infant Swings Due to Strangulation Hazard

On Thursday, October 18, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that Dream On Me Inc., of South Plainfield, New Jersey, is recalling about 560 units of Happy Swing II infant swings. These were sold nationwide from October 2010, … 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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Rod Covlin Charged as Suspect for Wife’s Death

Two years ago, Shele Danishefsky Covlin, a UBS wealth manager, was found face-down dead in her bathtub. With a clearly cut scalp, Covlin’s death was allegedly ruled an accidental fall. Jewish Orthodox traditions prompted her family to refuse any autopsy … Continue reading

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Pottery Barn Dolls Recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced that Pottery Barn Kids, a division of William-Sanoma Inc. of San Fransisco, CA, has issued a recallof certain of its dolls. The doll recall is based on a strangulation hazard presented … Continue reading

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Drop-Side Cribs Banned Due to Safety Hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has approved new mandatory standards to address the hazards of cribs. In the last five years alone, the CPSC has announced recalls of over 9 million drop-side cribs due to hazards of strangulation … Continue reading

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Four Infant Deaths Linked To Recalled Graco Quattro™ and MetroLite™ Strollers

In October, 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) announced a recall of about 2 million Graco strollers due to risk of entrapment and strangulation. Reports surfaced that the manufacturer, Graco Children’s Products Inc., of Atlanta, Ga., received four … Continue reading

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Recall of Infant Sleep Positioners Prompted By Reports of Twelve Infant Deaths

On September 29, 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned consumers to stop using infant sleep positioners. In recent years, the government received 12 reports of infants (ages ranging from … Continue reading

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