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Following up on a previous article about 13 children who were injured on an inflatable side, ABC News reports more incidents involving children being injured from inflatables recently. The first of these incidents took place in New Hampshire and involved a two-year-old and a three-year-old were injured when an inflatable bouncy house was caught by […]

Another incident involving an inflatable slide demon­strates how dangerous they can be when improperly maintained. The video from Shanghai, China starts out happily, with children climbing up and sliding down a giant inflatable slide. Then, a gust of wind catches the slide, and 30 children are suddenly trapped as it overturns! As a result of […]

After two children’s deaths, the Ace Bayou Corp., of New Orleans, La. has recalled approx­i­mately 2.2 million of its bean bag chairs. The bean bag chairs are hazardous because the zippers can be opened and children can crawl inside, get trapped, and suffocate or choke on the polystyrene foam beads inside. Both children died after […]

In February and March of this year, Graco Children’s Products recalled 11 of 18 models of car seats because the seats’ harness buckles can become difficult to unlatch or get stuck in the locked position. If there is an accident and the car seat does its job and protects against trauma, but the child is then trapped […]

Recently, Yahoo News posted an article questioning the safety of bounce houses (sometimes called “moonwalks”), those now ubiquitous inflatable structures that appear at carnivals, birthday parties, and newer inflatable recreation facilities. According to the first study on bounce house injuries Journal of Pediatrics, between 1995 and 2010, bounce house injuries have risen 1,500 percent! According […]

The Florida Times Union and WJXT are reporting that two small children in Jacksonville swallowed powerful magnets and suffered intestinal perfo­rations. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) has received over 200 reports of children swallowing tiny magnets like Buckyballs since 2008. The CPSC has a campaign to educate consumers on the dangers of magnets due to the seriousness of […]

At Terrell Hogan, we think recall infor­mation is worth repeating to keep your family informed and safe. Defective and dangerous products can cause personal injuries and deaths and need to be taken out of use or repaired. In December, 2013 we notified consumers about the dangers from old and new tires. Dangers from New Tires […]

Playtex is recalling AC/DC power adapters that are used with the Playtex Nurser Deluxe Double Electric Breast Pump. The casing on some adapters may become loose and separate, resulting in the possi­bility of electric shock. Women should immediately discontinue use if the adapter shows signs of separating. No injuries have been reported yet, but there […]

The following 403,222 seats have been added to the recall: 2006 through 2014 Argos 70 Elite, Ready Ride, Step 2, My Ride 65 with Safety Surround, My Size 70, Head Wise 70 with Safety Surround, Nautilus 3-in-1, Nautilus Plus, and Smart Seat with Safety Surround. For the complete NHTSA update, click here. Prior to the […]

Graco has included more than 400,000 child seats to its February recall of 3.8 million to replace faulty harness buckles.  Graco is currently in a dispute with the National Highway Traffic Safety Admin­is­tration because NHTSA wants Graco to add 1.8 million infant seats to the recall because they have the same buckles.  Graco is disputing NHTSA […]

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