News in 2014

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Illinois House votes to ban the sale of crib bumper pads

April 2014 The Illinois House voted 64-46 to ban the sale of crib bumper pads in the state. HB 5348 (McAsey) adds crib bumper pads to the list of dangerous products prohibited for sale in Illinois in the Illinois Children’s Product Safety Act. Read more.

KID report shows recalled products remain in our homes

February 2014 KID releases a new report on children’s product recalls in 2013 and recall effectiveness of 2014 recalls. The report found that safety standards and testing are reducing injuries from recalls and recalls of cribs and lead in toys. But a review of 2012 recalls show most recalled products remain in homes. KID calls on CPSC and manufacturers to do more to retrieve unsafe products. Read more.

 

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