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Name of Product: Mother’s Touch/Deluxe Baby Bathers
Units: About 2 million in the United States and an additional 65,000 in Canada
Manufacturer: Summer Infant Inc., of Woonsocket, R.I.
Hazard: When the bather is lifted and/or carried with an infant in it, its folding wire frame can suddenly disengage [...]
Name of product: CareBears™ Pacifiers
Units: About 119,000
Importer: IDM Group LLC, of New York
Manufacturer: Yi Wu Jiangyi Plastic Co., of China
Hazard: The pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards. The nipples can separate from the base, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The pacifiers and the [...]
Name of Product: Kenta and Kenta Plus child carriers
Units: About 300 in the United States and 100 in Canada
Importer: Liberty Mountain, of Salt Lake City, Utah
Manufacturer: VAUDE Sport GmbH & Company KG, of Germany
Hazard: The side strap’s seam can unravel and cause the strap to separate, posing a fall hazard [...]
A 6-month-old baby boy from Tarzana, Calif. died of strangulation after his head was trapped between the seat and the tray of his Peg Perego stroller in 2004. Another baby, a 7-month-old girl from New York, N.Y., nearly strangled when her head became trapped between the seat and the tray of her stroller in [...]
Name of product: Contours Options LT Tandem Strollers
Units: About 5,600
Importer: Kolcraft Enterprises Inc., of Chicago, Ill.
Hazard: The front wheel assembly can break, posing a fall hazard to the child in the stroller. In addition, for strollers manufactured in January and February 2012, the nuts that hold the stroller’s basket support screws [...]
Name of Product: Chicco Polly High Chair
Units: About 455,000 in the United States and 30,690 in Canada
Importer: Artsana USA Inc., of Lancaster, Pa.
Hazard: Children can fall on or against the pegs on the rear legs of the high chair, resulting in a bruising or laceration injury.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm is aware [...]
Name of Product: Old Navy Toddler Girl Aqua Socks
Units: About 34,000 in the U.S. and 3,800 in Canada
Retailer: Old Navy, of San Francisco, Calif.
Hazard: This style of Aqua Socks have less traction when worn on wet or smooth surfaces such as hardwood or tile, creating a slip and fall hazard.
Name of Product: Convertible high chairs
Units: About 35,000 in the United States
Distributor: Evenflo Inc., of Miamisburg, Ohio
Hazard: The activity tray on the high chair can unexpectedly detach and allow an unrestrained child to fall, posing a risk of injury to the child.
Incidents/Injuries: Evenflo has received 18 reports of trays that [...]
This is something I totally would have bought my boys when they were younger. Lucky for me, they’re too old for it.
Name of Product: Whoozit® Starry Time Rattle
Units: About 3,000 in the United States and 150 in Canada
Importer: Manhattan Group LLC, of Minneapolis, Minn.
Hazard: The clear spheres [...]