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TWO STROLLER RECALLS FROM CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION

July 29, 2012 (San Diego) --  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) in co-operation with Peg Perego and Kolcraft has announced a voluntary recall of approximately 228,000 strollers.

The Peg Perego USA Inc. recall is of 223,000 strollers due to a risk of entrapment and strangulation.  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 2006.

EIGHT MANUFACTURERS RECALL 1 MILLION POOL AND SPA DRAIN COVERS THAT POSE ENTRAPMENT HAZARDS

 

May 30, 2011 (Washington D.C.) – If your home has a pool or spa, be sure to check these websites for details on a recall of one million drain covers by eight manufacturers announced by the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11230.html and http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11231.html. The sites have photos and descriptions of many recalled drain covers, with links to manufacturers’ sites for more information.

 

The drain covers pose entrapment hazards that could cause death or serious injury to children and adults.

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.

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