#BabySafetyMonth – Week 3

September 19, 2019

During National Baby Safety Month, we will be highlighting a few items that have been recalled within the last 60 days. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, items are recalled for a number of reasons, but basically, a recalled product has been deemed no longer safe. For more information on recalls, go the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website, at https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls.

Recall date: August 27, 2019

Item: Contigo recalls 5.7 million kids water bottles due to choking hazard.

Concerns About Contigo Water Bottles: The water bottle’s clear silicone spout can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled water bottles, take them from children and contact Contigo for inspection instructions and a free replacement lid.

Recall date: July 31, 2019

Item: Dorel Juvenile Group USA recalls inclined sleepers due to safety concerns about inclined sleep products.

Concerns About Inclined Sleep Products: Infant fatalities have been reported while using other inclined sleep products, after the infants rolled from their back to their stomach or side when unrestrained, or under other circumstances.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the inclined sleepers and contact Dorel for a refund in the form of a $60 voucher.

Recall date: July 25, 2019

Item: Stokke recalls infant steps bouncers due to fall hazard.

Concerns About Stokke Steps Bouncer: The Stokke Steps Bouncer can detach from the Stokke Steps Chair, posing a fall hazard to the child in the bouncer.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the Stokke Steps Bouncer in combination with the Stokke Steps Chair and contact Stokke for a free repair kit.

Recall date: July 23, 2019

Item: The Boppy Company recalls infant head and neck support accessories due to suffocation hazard.

Concerns About the Boppy Company Infant Head and Neck Support: The head support area can be overstuffed and cause the infant’s head to be tilted too far forward, posing a suffocation hazard.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the head support and contact the Boppy Company for a full refund.

Next Week: Conclusion

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