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Seat Belt Entanglement: What you should know

February 1, 2016

Seat Belt Entanglement: What you should know Seat belts can save lives, but in some cases, they can cause serious injuries or even death due to entanglement. Parents and caregivers need to be overly cautious when it comes to children’s safety in vehicles and letting babies sleep in car seats. Children tend to play with…

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What Baby Products to Avoid

January 4, 2016

What Baby Products to Avoid It can be easy to trust department stores and large brands to make high quality safe products, but not all products are safe. There have been many popular baby and childcare products that are unfortunately associated with injures and death. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reported that 40 percent…

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The Dangers of Letting Your Child Sleep In Car Seats

December 28, 2015

The Dangers of Letting Your Child Sleep In Car Seats While many parents put a great deal of trust in car seats to keep their child safe, there are some hidden dangers to letting your child fall asleep in them. Car seats for the most part do an excellent job at protecting children in the…

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Recaro Fails to Recall Car Seats for Over a Year

October 16, 2015

Recaro Fails to Recall Car Seats for Over a Year After 18 months of delay and resistance, Recaro finally recalled 173,000 car seats for a safety defect. The top of the child seat tether can break during a crash causing the top part of the seat to fly forward increasing the risk of injury. When…

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phil&teds USA pays $3.5 million penalty for failure to report safety defect

October 6, 2015

phil&teds USA pays $3.5 million penalty for failure to report safety defect The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced that phil&teds will pay a reduced $3.5 million civil penalty for failing to report safety defects to CPSC regarding its MeToo high chair. The MeToo high chairs can detach from the table and cause a…

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Recaro Recalling Car Seats for Tether Safety Issue

October 2, 2015

Recaro Recalling Car Seats for Tether Safety Issue Recaro Child Safety is recalling 173,063 child safety restraint seats due to an issue with the top tether anchorage that can detach from the child restraint. Unfortunately, the recall comes as a bad time, just after Child Passenger Safety Week kicked off across the nation. The affected…

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Child Passenger Safety Week: The Facts

September 8, 2015

Child Passenger Safety Week: The Facts Child Passenger Safety Week is September 13-15, 2015. On Saturday September 19, National Seat Check Saturday, technicians will be available to help check seats and instruct parents and caregivers. This year, safety agencies will team up together to inform parents and caregivers about correctly using child car seat restraints.…

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Britax Crash Test Shows Parents Should Ditch the Booster Cushion

August 25, 2015

Britax Crash Test Shows Parents Should Ditch the Booster Cushion Britax challenges parents to re-consider their child’s booster cushion after releasing a crash test video comparing two booster seats. Britax, the childcare product company, is launching a safety campaign to get parents and caregivers to consider the safety of children involved in car crashes with simple…

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Britax Recalls 213,000 Car Seats for safety defect

August 18, 2015

Britax Recalls 213,000 Car Seats for safety defect Britax Child Safety Inc. is recalling 37 different models which includes 213,000 car seats after finding that buttons on the seat could fail potentially leaving the child unsecured. The recall covers certain Advocate ClickTight, Boulevard ClickTight, and Marathon ClickTight model convertible car seats manufactured between August 1,…

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Walmart’s Car Seat Will Save Babies’ Lives

August 12, 2015

Walmart’s Car Seat Will Save Babies’ Lives With several fatalities due to children being left in hot cars, Walmart has released a new car seat that will save lives by sounding an alarm when the car’s ignition turns off. Walmart’s new Evenflo Advanced Embrace DLX Infant Car Seat with SensorSafe will remind driver’s there is…

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