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Children’s Choking Hazards and How to Avoid Them

Choking is among the top causes of death among children, and it is not uncommon for adults to sustain serious injuries or even die after choking incidents. Food is the most frequent culprit in choking accidents, but toys and household items also present dangers. In this month’s blog, we explore the prevalence of choking injuries […]

RECALL ALERT: Britax B-Agile Stroller AMPUTATION HAZARD

AFFECTED PRODUCTS: BRITAX CHILD SAFETY, INC. SAFETY RECALLPartial Fingertip Amputation Hazard.  Child Injury Risk.BRITAX B-AGILE StrollersManufacturing Dates: March 1, 2011 to June 10, 2013A Partial Fingertip Amputation Hazard exists from the folding hinge mechanism as the consumer folds the stroller. All registered owners of the affected strollers are being sent a remedy kit. To register […]

RECALL ALERT: Perrigo Recalls Acetaminophen Infant Liquid Due to Syringe Error

PERRIGO INITIATES NATIONWIDE VOLUNTARY PRODUCT RECALL OF ACETAMINOPHEN INFANT SUSPENSION LIQUID, 160 mg/5 mL, DUE TO A POTENTIAL DEFECT WITH THE CO-PACKAGED ORAL SYRINGE The Perrigo Company (NYSE: PRGO; TASE) announced today that it has initiated a voluntary, nationwide product recall to the retail level of 18 batches of its acetaminophen infant suspension liquid, 160 […]

List of Choking Hazards: Foods, Household Items and Toys

List of Choking Hazards:  Foods, Household Items and Toys Foods: Hot dogs (especially cut into a coin shape), meats, sausages, and fish with bones Popcorn, chips, pretzel nuggets, and snack foods Candy (especially hard or sticky candy), cough drops, gum, lollipops, marshmallows, caramels, hard candies, and jelly beans Whole grapes, raw vegetables, raw peas, fruits, […]