baby products

Everyday and popular baby products linked to thousands of injuries every year

2017-09-06T15:45:28+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Tags: , |

Recently, CNN carried an article about a study that linked baby carriers, cribs and strollers to thousands of injuries every year. Tens of thousands of these products have been recalled. Most injuries are the result of falls from the product in use. Data from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System were retrospectively analyzed for children aged [...]

Honest Co.’s Organic Baby Powder Recalled

2017-04-17T11:50:25+00:00 January 16th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Jessica Alba's Honest Company issued a voluntary recall of their organic baby powder due to possible contamination. In a statement on their website, the company said that the contamination was discovered during routine testing. Christopher Gavigan, co-founder of the company, said in a video posted on the company's website, “Possible contamination with some microorganisms [...]

Child Safety Group Names 2016’s ’10 Worst Toys’

2017-04-17T11:53:36+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

Ahead of the holiday season, Boston-based World Against Toys Causing Harm shared its annual list of nominees for “10 Worst Toys of 2016," including a baby doll that plays peek-a-boo, a "slimeball slinger" and a Flying Heroes Superman launcher. According to the group, in the past two years 19 toys have been recalled for [...]

Ikea baby safety gates recalled: Can come unlocked, cause injuries

2017-04-04T18:19:38+00:00 July 25th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

IKEA PATRULL, PATRULL FAST and PATRULL KLÄMMA safety gates and safety gate extensions sold from August 1995 through June 2016 have been recalled. WHY: The locking mechanism can open unexpectedly, posing a danger to children and other consumers. INCIDENTS: Fifty-five reports of incidents worldwide, including 10 injuries that resulted in two concussions and cuts [...]