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Oeuf recalls to repair cribs due to entrapment risk

Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 9:09 AM
Oeuf recalled about 14,000 cribs for repair because the slats/spindles and top rail can detach from the crib, and trap a child. The recall includes four models of Oeuf Sparrow cribs. The cribs were sold in the colors birch, grey, walnut and white. The recalled cribs were manufactured between July... Read more

Buckyballs and Buckycubes refunds now available

Friday, July 18, 2014, 3:20 PM
Owners of Buckyballs and Buckycubes can now obtain refunds through until January 17, 2015. These loose, high powered magnets pose a deadly risk to young children, tweens, and teens, if ingested. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission urged consumers to immediately stop... Read more

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
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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, MD, PhD, MBA, FAAAAI, FACAAI Associate Professor of Medicine in division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Clinical Immunology at UC Davis
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
Magee DeFelice, M.D. Division Chief of Allergy and Immunology at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Gary A. Emmett, M.D. Director of Hospital Pediatrics at TJU Hospital & Pediatrics Professor at Thomas Jefferson Univ.
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., ABPP Director of Integrated Health Care for American Psychological Association
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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