Baby gear maker Graco is recalling about 2 million strollers after receiving reports of four infant strangulations in the strollers.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission, which announced the recall Wednesday, said the infant strangulations occurred between 2003 and 2005.
The strollers being recalled are older versions of the... more »
Ikea is recalling more than 3 million window blinds after a child nearly strangled on one of the cords.
The recall includes all Roman shades and roll-up blinds that were sold at Ikea stores nationwide in more than 11 years, from January 1998 to June 2009. It also includes... more »
Dishwashers sold under seven different brand names are being recalled because of a fire hazard. The 1.7 million dishwashers were made by Maytag .
The Consumer Product Safety Commission, which announced the recall Thursday, says the company has received 12 reports of electrical failures in the dishwasher heating element... more »
The government is recalling thousands of Simplicity and Graco cribs, warning that babies could suffocate or strangle in them.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the Simplicity recall is linked to at least one death and involves thousands of cribs, possibly hundreds of thousands, though many had previously been... more »
Evenflo is recalling 150,000 wooden gates that block stairways from young children.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the slats on Evenflo Top-of-Stair Plus gates can break or detach, allowing children to access the stairs. The company has received 142 reports of broken or detached slats, including three reports... more »
More than 1 million baby slings made by Infantino were recalled Wednesday after claims linking them to three infant deaths.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission said babies could suffocate in the soft fabric slings. The agency urged parents to immediately stop using the slings for babies under 4 months.... more »
The U.S. government is preparing a safety warning about baby slings - those popular and fashionable infant carriers that parents can sling around their chests to carry their baby.
The concern is that infants can suffocate, and a few have.
Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman Inez Tenenbaum says... more »
The federal government says it has found a "strong association" between imported Chinese drywall and corrosion of pipes and wires. The conclusion by the Consumer Product Safety Commission supports complaints by thousands of homeowners over the last year.
The CPSC also says it has found a "possible" link between... more »
More than half-a-million pacifiers are now under a recall notice.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Wednesday a voluntary recall of 641,000 Bobby Chupete pacifiers. The product, made in China, fails to meet federal safety standards.
The government says there is a choking hazard because the pacifiers' mouth... more »
Full-length women's chenille robes made in Pakistan are being recalled by a Warren, Pa. company because they are highly flammable and now linked to nine deaths. Most of the deaths linked to the full-length chenille robes occurred when the victims were cooking. The victims were mostly in their 70s and... more »