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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

Graco Recalls Pack ‘N Play Sleeper

Graco is recalling 51,000 infant inclined sleepers due to infant deaths linked to other similar products. The Consumer Product Safety Administration says infant inclined sleepers can lead to suffocation in babies. The federal government has proposed banning these kinds of products, which have been linked to more than 90 deaths. Included in the Recall This […] December 18, 2020 READ MORE

Infant Rock N Play Death Toll Reaches 92

19 additional infant fatalities have now been linked back to the Fischer-Price Rock N Play sleeper device. This means the death toll associated with the product now tops 92. The figure is up from the initial 73 deaths previously linked to the infant sleeper.  The Consumer Product Safety Commission and lawmakers have called for a […] April 07, 2020 READ MORE

Infant Inclined Sleeper Recalls Continue

The number of recalled inclined sleeper devices continues to grow as the Consumer Product Safety Commission announces yet another warning about a dangerous baby product. The  Kolcraft Cuddle ‘N Care 2-in-1 Bassinet & Inclined Sleeper and Preferred Position 2-in-1 Bassinet & Inclined Sleeper is the latest in a long line of recalled products designed to […] February 25, 2020 READ MORE

Infant Sleeper Recalls Continue with Graco Lounger

Parents have a lot of hopes and wishes for their little ones. Above all else, though, families just want their infants to grow up safely and healthily. Unfortunately, a number of the products and devices used in caring for infants are proving unsafe and downright dangerous. The latest in a long line of infant product […] February 04, 2020 READ MORE