Parents: Use Extra Caution with Infant Carrier Slings

March 15, 2010
When researching the past 20 years of sling use, CPSC identified at least 14 babies who died since 1998 inside their sling-style infant carriers. Twelve of the deaths involved babies younger than four months of age. Be cautious when carrying babies younger than 4 months of age in a sling and make sure that your infant's face is visible at all times when using these products.
US Consumer Product Safety Commission: Public Meeting March 10, 2010

March 10, 2010
CPSC staff vote on the final interpretive rule on civil penalties factors.
US Consumer Product Safety Commission: Public Meeting March 3, 2010

March 03, 2010
CPSC staff discuss the final ruling on factors to be considered when filing civil penalties.
Chairman Tenenbaum Speech on Cribs

February 17, 2010
Chairman Inez Tenenbaum delivered the keynote speech on Feb. 17, 2010, to the International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization. In the speech, Chairman Tenenbaum addressed crib safety.
US Consumer Product Safety Commission: Public Meeting February 16, 2010

February 16, 2010
CPSC staff discuss the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act and minimum state requirements for grants, unblockable drains and public accomodations.
Safe Sleep: Bedding

February 04, 2010
Do not put additional bedding such as pillows, thick quilts, comforters or anything plush into your babys sleeping space.
ATV Safety Webinar in Chinese

February 04, 2010
CPSC staff conducts a seminar on All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Safety in English and Chinese.
ATV Safety Webinar

February 04, 2010
CPSC staff conducts a seminar on All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Safety in English and Chinese.
1.5 Million Graco Strollers Recalled

January 20, 2010
Some styles of the Graco Passage, Alano and Spree strollers and travel systems have hinges on the strollers canopy that could cut and/or amputate a childs fingertip when the canopy is opened or closed. Graco has received seven reports of children placing their fingers in the canopy hinge mechanism while the canopy was being opened or closed, resulting in five fingertip amputations and two fingertip lacerations.
Graco Stroller Recall Video News Release

January 19, 2010
Graco recalls strollers due to fingertip amputation and laceration hazards. These video shots are created for media to use.