A couple of days ago Health Canada issued a recall involving Safety 1st Jogging Strollers with model numbers 01-555CYB and 01-555CSBC. Approximately 22,408 of the recalled strollers were sold in Canada between 2002 to 2005. If the child is placed in the stroller in the rear-facing mode, their leg can become caught between the wheel and the stroller frame, posing a fracture hazard. So far, Dorel Distribution Canada has received seven reports of a child’s leg getting caught between the wheel and the stroller’s frame, with six cases resulting in a leg fracture and one case resulting in a sprained […] Continue reading →

Last week, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, announced a recall of over 81,000 Pottery Barn Kids soft dolls due to a strangulation hazard. About 81,000 of the Chloe, Sophie and Audrey soft dolls as well as 1,300 in Canada were involved in the recall. The warning was issued due to the hair on the Chloe and Sophie dolls containing loops that are large enough to fit around a child’s head and neck, and the headband on the Audrey doll, if loosened, can form a loop that fits around a child’s head and neck. These loops can […] Continue reading →

A big toy recall was issued last week by both the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada! Over 1,080,000 Battat’s toy keys with remote in the United States and over 3,600 in Canada were recalled due to the possibility of the metal toy keys and the plastic key ring breaking, posing a choking hazard. So far CPSC and Battat have received 17 reports of keys breaking, and 14 reports of key rings breaking. No injuries have been […] Continue reading →

Both the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with phil&teds announced a stroller recall involving the Explorer and Hammerhead Strollers. For the Explorer: 7,400 strollers in the U.S. and 1,900 in Canada were recalled while for the Hammerhead – approximately 160 in the U.S. and 65 in Canada. The recall was issued do to the brake mechanism on the strollers failing thus posing an injury hazard. Eight incidents have been reported globally although none in North America. No injuries were reported have been reported […] Continue reading →

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, have issued a voluntary recall today for Baby Jogger’s Jump Seats after receiving four reports of children falling from the seat, resulting in scrapes, bruises, cuts and one broken nose. If the Jump Seat does not properly lock into place, it can easily disengage from the stroller allowing the child to fall out. Around 1,545 seats in the U.S. and 450 in Canada are involved in this recall. The Baby Jogger Jump Seat is a fabric seat accessory with the name “Baby Jogger” on the front, and attaches to the mounting […] Continue reading →

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with B.O.B. Trailers Inc.,  have announced a voluntary recall of 11 B.O.B.® single and double stroller models. Around 337,000 strollers in the United States and 20,000 in Canada are involved in the recall, which was issued after the firm received a report of an 11 month girl who was entangled at the neck by the stroller’s drawstring. Luckily the child was freed by her mother. The drawstring on the stroller can get wrapped around a child’s neck, thus posing a dangerous strangulation […] Continue reading →

Its Thursday and in the tradition of posting a recall, every. single. day., we figured we wouldn’t disappoint you with missing yet another, this time from IKEA. Yes, I can’t believe it either! Health Canada, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and IKEA have issued a recall on SNIGLAR cribs due to issues with the mattress support. Around 20,000 in the US and 6,000 cribs in Canada, all distributed by IKEA Home Furnishings were involved in the […] Continue reading →

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