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New Law Bans Deadly Infant Sleep Products

Baby sleep products linked to more than 200 infant deaths have been banned under federal law. Last month, President Biden signed the Safe Sleep for Babies Act of 2021, which outlaws the manufacture and sale of crib bumpers and inclined infant sleepers. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission officials say they’ve recorded at least 83 […] June 17, 2022 READ MORE

Boppy Lounger Recalled After Infant Deaths

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled a popular infant lounger that’s been on shelves since 2004. The Boppy Lounger has sold over 3.3 million units since that time. Despite its popularity, the CPSC is recalling the product after discovering eight instances of infant deaths associated with the lounger. “Infants can suffocate if they roll, […] September 27, 2021 READ MORE

CPSC Cracks Down on Inclined Sleepers

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is stepping up its rules for products designed for infant sleep. The federal safety agency has passed a new rule that requires all such products to meet safety standards before going on the market. Infant gear including inclined sleepers, portable bassinets, and co-sleeping devices will no longer be able to be […] June 18, 2021 READ MORE

New Safety Standards for Baby Sleeper Products

Sleep products for babies up to five months old will be regulated in the same way cribs are, beginning in 2022. That’s the news from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, which has worked for years to raise awareness about the dangers of inclined infant sleeper devices. At least 94 infant deaths have been attributed to […] June 11, 2021 READ MORE

CPSC Bans Inclined Sleepers

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has voted three to one to pass a new rule requiring products designed for sleeping babies to meet within one year the federal safety standards in place for cribs, bassinets, and play yards. Multiple products currently on the market don’t fit into these categories, so they haven’t been required to […] June 11, 2021 READ MORE

Fisher-Price Testifies After Infant Sleeper Deaths

The House Committee on Oversight and Reform held a hearing this week on the dozens of infant deaths associated with the Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play inclined sleepers. The committee hopes to examine how Fisher-Price was able to continue selling the Rock ‘n Play even after reports of suffocation began emerging. This hearing comes on the […] June 11, 2021 READ MORE

Peloton Announces Voluntary Tread+ Treadmill Recall

Peloton is recalling their $4,300 Tread+ treadmill after weeks of resisting. The fitness company came under fire following dozens of accidents where kids and adults were pulled under the rotating track. In spite of the death of one child and many more injuries, Peloton officials insisted their product was indeed safe for use. Now, company […] May 08, 2021 READ MORE

Consumer Reports Removes Tread+ Recommendation

Consumer Reports has removed the Peloton Tread+ treadmill from their list of recommended products following warnings from the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The government agency says at least one person has died in an accident involving the exercise machine, with dozens of other incidents reported to the group. While no official recall has been announced, […] April 26, 2021 READ MORE

Peloton: No Voluntary Recall After Child’s Death

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued an urgent warning to Peloton Tread+ treadmill owners that the machine is dangerous. After multiple incidents that resulted in injuries and the death of a toddler, the treadmill has certainly earned a risky reputation. In spite of these incidents, Peloton says they have no plans to recall the […] April 23, 2021 READ MORE

Video Illustrates Dangers of Peloton Tread+

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced an official warning to Americans: discontinue use of the Peloton Tread+ treadmill immediately. Though stopping short of launching a recall for the product, the agency hopes to spread awareness of the exercise machine’s potential dangers to children. The treadmill has been linked to at least one death […] April 23, 2021 READ MORE