Unsafe Infant Products

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Strollers

When a family is expecting a baby, they buy and receive infant products that they hope will bring their new child comfort and joy. From toys to cribs to bottles to strollers, new parents hope that each baby item that they buy will make their infant happier, healthier, and easier to take care of. However, all too often the federal regulations that protect consumers from dangerous products fail and infants and toddlers are seriously injured or killed because of defective infant and baby products.

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Strollers

City Versa strollers, made by Baby Jogger, LLC. According to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, "the stroller frame can fail to lock in place and [can] collapse while in use, posing a fall hazard to children in the stroller."

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Bath seat

The "Dream On Me" bath seat, imported by Dream On Me, Inc. and made in China, has been voluntarily recalled following five incident reports, including one of a near drowning of a 12 month old baby girl. Specifically, the product was recalled because the Consumer Product Safety Commission determined that "the bath seats failed to meet federal safety standards, including the requirements for stability. Specifically, the bath seats can tip over posing a risk of drowning to babies."

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Dream On Me Bed Rails

The "Dream On Me Bed Rails" made in China and imported by Dream On Me, Inc. has been voluntarily recalled through the Consumer Products Safety Commission. Specifically, "the bed rail can separate from the mattress, allowing a child's body to become entrapped if it slips between the rail and the mattress. This poses suffocation strangulation hazards to children."

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The "Nap Nanny" and "Chill Infant" recliners,

The "Nap Nanny" and "Chill Infant" recliners, made by Baby Matters, LLC are an object of Release Number 13-058, administrative complaint issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, as announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission's Release No. 13-058. The complaint seeks an order requiring that the firm notify the public of a defect to offer consumers a full refund. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission's announcement, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has received over 70 incident reports of children nearly falling out of the product. Its complaint alleges that the product's, Nap Nanny Generation I and II and Chill model infant recliners, contain defects in the design, warnings and instructions which pose substantial risks of injury and death to infants.

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