Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Product Recalls

IKEA expands recall of crib mattresses

Monday, May 4, 2015, 9:43 AM
IKEA has recalled about 131,000 SULTAN crib mattresses in the United States and about 44,000 in Canada because the crib mattresses could create a gap between the mattress and crib ends larger than allowed by federal regulations, posing an entrapment hazard to infants. This is an expansion of a previous... Read more

Beech-Nut recalls baby food

Thursday, April 16, 2015, 8:44 AM
Beech-Nut Nutrition is voluntarily recalling approximately 1,920 pounds of its Classics Stage 2 Sweet Potato & Chicken baby food because it may be contaminated with small pieces of glass. The problem was discovered after the company received a complaint from a consumer who found a small piece... Read more

Smooth Industries recalls children’s pajamas

Thursday, April 9, 2015, 8:49 AM
Smooth Industries recalled about 7,6000 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 children’s one- and two-piece Smooth Industries pajama sets. The pajamas... Read more

K.J. Sportswear California recalls children's Thor pajama sets

Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 9:54 AM
K.J. Sportswear California recalled about 9,200 children’s one-piece and two-piece Thor pajama sets. The pajamas fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injury to children. This recall includes both pajama styles with these tracking numbers... Read more

Dream on Me recalls 2-in-1 bassinet to cradle due to fall & suffocation hazards

Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 1:22 PM
Dream on Me recalled about 13,000 2-in-1 Bassinet to Cradles because wire supports on the sides of the bassinet can disconnect causing the fabric sides to lower; posing a risk that infants can fall out or become entrapped and suffocate. The product was sold in pink, blue, green, and white. The bassinet... Read more

Family Dollar Stores recall Tough Treadz auto carrier toy

Thursday, February 5, 2015, 9:11 AM
Family Dollar Stores recalled about 254,000 Tough Treadz Auto Carrier toys because the die-cast metal cars that come in the carrier have sharp edges that can pose a laceration hazard. This recall involves a plastic toy truck with a plastic case that holds 6 die-cast metal toy cars in assorted colors... Read more

Lazy One recalls children’s pajamas and robes

Thursday, February 5, 2015, 9:10 AM
Lazy One recalled about 8,400 children’s pajamas and robes because they fail to meet the federal flammability standard for children’s sleepwear, posing a burn hazard to children. This recall involves 100% polyester Lazy One children’s sleepwear garments, including footed pajamas... Read more

Performance Packaging recalls children’s food pouch attachment

Thursday, February 5, 2015, 9:10 AM
Performance Packaging recalled about 6,000 children’s food pouch attachments because the tube of the pouch topper that screws onto the food pouch can separate from the round base, posing a choking hazard to young children. The recalled PouchPops are silicone toppers that screw onto a baby food... Read more

IKEA recalls VYSSA crib mattress

Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 12:02 PM
IKEA recalled about 169,000 VYSSA crib mattress because it could create a gap between the mattress and crib ends larger than allowed by federal regulations. A baby could become stuck in this gap. This recall involves VYSSA style crib mattresses with the following five model names: VACKERT, VINKA... Read more

Star Ride Kids recalls by children’s pajamas

Friday, January 9, 2015, 10:45 AM
Star Ride Kids recalled about 7,000 children’s girls pajamas because they fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children. The recalled pajamas are made of polyester and sold in sizes 4 through 14. The pajama sets consist... Read more
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Anna Nguyen Healthy Kids blog Editor
Sarah Levin Allen, Ph.D., CBIS Assistant Professor of Psychology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Stephen Aronoff, M.D., M.B.A. Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at 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
Katherine K. Dahlsgaard, Ph.D. Lead Psychologist of The Anxiety Behaviors Clinic at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Gary A. Emmett, M.D., F.A.A.P Director of Hospital Pediatrics at TJU Hospital & Pediatrics Professor at Thomas Jefferson Univ.
Magee DeFelice, M.D. Division Chief of Allergy and Immunology at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Hazel Guinto-Ocampo, M.D. Chief of Pediatric Emergency Services at Nemours duPont Pediatrics/Bryn Mawr Hospital
Rima Himelstein, M.D. Adolescent Medicine Specialist at 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. Registered Dietitian at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Emiliano Tatar, M.D. Pediatrician at Einstein Healthcare Network Roxborough Plaza
Jeanette Trella, Pharm.D Managing Director at The Poison Control Center at CHOP
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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