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Product Recalls

Brooks Furniture recalls glider rockers

Thursday, June 19, 2014, 11:24 AM
Brooks Furniture recalled about 350 glider rockers because the spindles in the glider base can separate while rocking, posing a fall hazard to the user. They were sold exclusively by Kaplan Early Learning The recall includes two styles of Brooks Furniture glider rockers 1529P and 1529V-LM. The 1529P... Read more

Empress Arts recalls children's pajamas

Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 3:48 PM
Empress Arts recalled about 1,400 children's pajamas because they fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children. This recall involves Empress Arts 100 percent cotton children’s two-piece pajamas sets, sold in boys and girls... Read more

H&M recalls girls’ leggings due to choking hazard

Friday, May 23, 2014, 9:04 AM
H&M recalled 65,000 girls’ leggings because a metal part on the belt can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. This recall involves girls’ leggings sold in the following colors: black/pink belt, black/silver belt, black and white stripe/black belt, blue and white stripe/blue... Read more

Nantucket Distributing recalls felt Easter baskets

Friday, May 23, 2014, 9:04 AM
Nantucket Distributing recalled about 24,200 felt Easter baskets because the decorative beads on the felt Easter baskets can detach and pose a choking hazard to young children. The recall includes felt Easter baskets with scalloped edges and a handle. The felt baskets were sold in five colors including... Read more

Lakeshore Learning Materials recalls Bristle Builders for Toddlers play sets

Friday, May 23, 2014, 9:04 AM
Lakeshore Learning Materials recalled about 2,000 Bristle Builders for Toddlers play sets because the base of the three animal figures can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. The recall includes the Bristle Builders for Toddlers sets sold with 52 plastic pieces consisting of building... Read more

IKEA expands recall of children’s wall-mounted lamps

Thursday, May 1, 2014, 10:40 AM
IKEA is expanding its recall of children’s wall-mounted lamps because children can get entangled in the electrical cord that hangs from the lamp, posing a strangulation hazard. The recall now involves 3.5 million in the United States, 1.4 million in Canada, 30.2 million worldwide. This reannouncement... Read more

Summer Infant recalls 800,000 rechargeable batteries in video monitor

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 11:57 AM
Summer Infant expanded a recall to replace 800,000 rechargeable batteries in its video monitors. The battery in the handheld video monitor can overheat and rupture, posing a burn hazard to consumers. About 58,800 batteries were also recalled in February 2011. The recall involves rechargeable batteries... Read more

Evenflo recalls 1.3 million child safety seat buckles

Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 2:04 PM
Evenflo voluntarily recalled more than 1.3 million child safety seat buckles due to the risk that children could not be removed quickly in an emergency. The recall includes buckles used in a number of children's convertible and booster seat models manufactured between 2011 and 2014. Not all seats... Read more

Wal-Mart recalls 174,000 dolls due to burn hazard

Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 3:14 PM
Wal-Mart recalled about 174,000 My Sweet Love / My Sweet Baby Cuddle Care baby dolls in the United State sand Canada because they have a circuit board in the chest, which can overheat. This can cause the surface of the doll to get hot, posing a burn hazard to a child. The 16 inch doll comes in pink... Read more

Ganz recalls Grumpy Cat Stuffed Animal Toys

Thursday, March 20, 2014, 10:54 AM
Ganz recalled about 8,200 of its Plush Grumpy Cat stuffed animal toys because the stuffed animals’ eyes can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. The recall includes an 8-inch Grumpy Cat in laying position, a 5-inch long sitting Grumpy Cat and a 4-inch Grumpy Cat key clip. The company... Read more
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Anna Nguyen Healthy Kids blog Editor
Stephen Aronoff, M.D., M.B.A. Temple University Hospital
Peter Bidey, D.O. Medical Director of Family Medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Christopher C. Chang, M.D., Ph.D Jefferson Medical College
Mario Cruz, M.D. St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Drexel University College of Medicine
Katherine K. Dahlsgaard, Ph.D. Lead Psychologist - The Anxiety Behaviors Clinic, CHOP
Gary A. Emmett, M.D. Director of Hospital Pediatrics at TJU Hospital & Pediatrics Professor at Thomas Jefferson Univ.
Lauren Falini Bariatric exercise physiologist, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Hazel Guinto-Ocampo, M.D. Nemours duPont Pediatrics/Bryn Mawr Hospital
Rima Himelstein, M.D. Crozer-Keystone Health System
Jessica Kendorski, PhD, NCSP, BCBA-D Associate Professor in School Psychology/Applied Behavior Analysis at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Anita Kulick President & CEO, Educating Communities for Parenting
Janet Rosenzweig, MS, PhD, MPA VP for Programs & Research for Prevent Child Abuse America
Beth Wallace Smith, R.D. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
W. Douglas Tynan, Ph.D. Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Jefferson Medical Colg
Flaura Koplin Winston, M.D., Ph.D Scientific Director of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention
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