News in 2016

In addition to providing information pertaining to our organization, KID provides brief updates on current children's product safety information and events. For more frequent news, visit KID's blog.

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KID, CFA, CU and NCHR call on CPSC to take action on IKEA furniture

April 2016 KID, Consumer Federation of America, Consumers Union and the National Center for Health Research have sent a letter to Chairman Kaye of the US Consumer Product Safety Commission asking for more action to prevent further deaths involving IKEA dressers. News of a third death was released last week. Read the letter here.

KID releases A KID Report Card on 2015 recalls

March 2016 KID was joined by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Sessy Nyman of Illinois Action for Children in releasing a report card on children’s product recalls in 2015. Recalls and injuries are down, but too many recalled products remain in our homes. Read more.

Congress passes liquid nicotine bill

January 2016 KID joined with other child safety advocates to push for regulations to protect children from liquid nicotine. S 142 will require child resistant packaging for e-cigarettes and refills. Read more.

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