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US Consumer Product Safety Commission - Recent Child-Related Product Recalls

Child-related product recalls and safety news from CPSC
  1. Laceration Injuries to Children Prompt Starbucks to Recall Stainless Steel Beverage Straws to Provide New Warnings
    The stainless steel straws are rigid and can poke children in the mouth.
  2. Smocked Threads by Cecil & Lou Recalls Children’s Nightgowns Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard (Recall Alert)
    The nightgowns fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.
  3. Lorex Recalls Video Baby Monitors Due to Burn Hazard
    The video monitor’s batteries can overheat, swell and expand and cause the battery cover to open or come off. This can expose hot batteries.
  4. Things Remembered Recalls Children’s Jewelry Due to Violation of Lead Standard
    The clear surface coating on the bracelets and necklaces contain lead in excess of the allowable limits. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.
  5. GSI Outdoors Recalls Children’s Water Bottles Due to Violation of Lead Standard; Sold Exclusively at L.L.Bean
    The lead solder exterior base of the bottles contains high levels of lead, which is toxic if ingested by young children can can cause adverse health issues.
 

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