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  • This Week at KID

    Posted on March 31, 2017

    As usual, KID staff, interns, and volunteers have been hard at work. Here’s a look at what we’ve been up to over the last week: All week: KID interns and work study students have been returning to the office after… Read More

  • What Can the Samsung Recall Teach Us About Children’s Product Safety?

    Posted on November 7, 2016

    Over Labor Day Weekend, news about the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 overheating and causing fires and explosions shocked consumers worldwide. A month later, in early October, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a statement warning consumers to stop… Read More

  • Product Safety Priorities for CPSC

    Posted on June 20, 2016

    What should be the priorities when it comes to product safety? The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) poised this question to the public as the topic of a hearing on June 15. As they do each year, CPSC invited… Read More

  • KID – giving parents a voice

    Posted on October 13, 2015

    This past week, KID’s Executive Director, Nancy Cowles spent a few days in West Conshohocken, PA and one in Washington DC.  In both places, she was making sure that the voices of parents and consumers were heard by policy makers… Read More

  • Trevor (What to Know About Infant Swings)

    Posted on August 20, 2015

    One fateful day in April, Trevor fell asleep in his Lil Napper swing at his child care home and was tragically strangled. He became entangled in the shoulder harness straps that buckled between the legs. The swing had been recalled… Read More

  • A day in Indianapolis with KID

    Posted on July 23, 2015

    KID’s summer Italian exchange student, Ludovica Chiappini, joined KID ED Nancy Cowles yesterday as they visited the Hoosier state to meet Staci Tober (Trevor’s mom) and Karlee D. Macer, a State Representative of Indiana. Below are some insights into their… Read More

  • CPSC Works to Improve Child Product Recalls

    Posted on May 29, 2015

    KID’s annual recall reports from the last two years have shown that child product recalls are worryingly inefficient. Only 14% of all 2013 recalled children’s products were successfully corrected or destroyed. For comparison, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)… Read More

  • 4 years ago today SaferProducts.gov was born

    Posted on August 14, 2014

    Happy Birthday SaferProducts.gov. The website, which was launched 4 years ago today, is the host to more than 23,000 live product incident reports.  Read more about the site, and why it matters to you and your family, here.  Everyone has their favorite… Read More

  • KID’s new report shows need for more work to get recalls out of homes.

    Posted on February 18, 2014

    Update: Check out the updated USA Today article , NBC 5 Chicago video coverage of the report, pictures from the event. 4 more children’s products have been recalled for safety hazards since KID’s recall report last week.  “Like” KID on… Read More

  • Parents & grandparents speak out on safety messaging

    Posted on August 1, 2013

    Of the more than 100 children’s products recalled on average every year, at most 10%-30% are known to be repaired or removed from use. Although some may end up in the trashcan, the rest are left in homes and child… Read More

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