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DEATHS, INJURIES PROMPT NEW FEDERAL STANDARDS FOR TODDLER BEDS

 

April 15, 2011 (Washington D.C.) - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) unanimously approved (5-0) a new mandatory standard to improve the safety of toddler beds.

 

CPSC is aware of 122 incidents from 2005 through 2010, including four deaths and 43 injuries associated with toddler beds. Cribs that convert into toddler beds also must comply with the new federal standard for toddler beds. The new federal standard requires the following:

IRONS, CRIBS, & AIR COMPRESSORS RECALLED DUE TO HAZARDS

 

February 6, 2011 (Washington D.C.)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has ordered recalls of several hazardous products including cribs that have caused multiple infant deaths, air compressors that have caught fire and damaged properties, and irons that overheat and catch on fire.

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12 INFANT DEATHS PROMPT WARNINGS FROM FEDERAL REUGLATORS: DON’T USE SLEEP POSITIONERS

September 29, 2010 (Washington D.C.) - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today warned consumers to stop using all infant sleep positioners.

170,000 CRIBS RECALLED DUE TO INJURIES, STRANGULATION & SUFFOCATION HAZARD

May 7, 2010 (Washington D.C.) The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with C&T International Sorelle, announces a voluntary recall of numerous drop-side cribs sold from 2000 through March 2010 in retailers nationwide for approximately $300-$600. This recall involves C&T International, Sorelle and Golden Baby wood cribs. The full-size cribs were sold in natural, white and cherry finishes.

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