Expecting a new baby in the New Year? Overwhelmed with where to begin? Well, there is exciting news about nursery products. Over the past few years the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has strengthened nursery product standards to ensure safer products in the marketplace.
Here’s what CPSC has been doing to help keep babies safe:
CRIBS: All cribs sold in the U.S. with a manufacture date after June 28, 2011 must meet new federal (…)Read More Dec 29
Maclaren stroller owners: Pay attention!
Due to additional reports of incidents, CPSC and Maclaren are reannouncing a recall of all of Maclaren USA’s single and double umbrella strollers sold prior to November 2009 – 1 million in total. The problem is that a child can get his/her finger caught in the hinge mechanism when you are opening or closing the stroller.
Maclaren has received a total of 149 reports of incidents with the strollers, including 37 reported injuries that occurred after (…)Read More May 12
Graco is recalling nearly 2 million older strollers – The Quattro and MetroLite – because children can become trapped in and strangle in the strollers.
The strollers were manufactured before December 2007, before the adoption ofa new standard requiring larger stroller openings that prevent children from becoming trapped.
CPSC and Graco know of four infants who strangled and died in the strollers between 2003 and 2005.
Children, particularly babies younger than 12 months old who (…)Read More Oct 20