Is Cadmium as serious as Lead?

Children are most likely to be at risk Cadmium is a carcinogen known for causing lung, breast and kidney cancers.  However, because of its recent discovery in consumer products, only scant research results exist to help determine the long-term health effects in…

Millions of Drop-Down Cribs Recalled

Putting one infant-safety risk to bed In 2010, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of over 2 million drop-down cribs.  The companies affected by the recalls are: Child Craft (out of business) Delta Enterprise Corp. of New…

Graco and Simplicity in the News Again for Recalls

How do they survive so many baby products recalls? How does the Graco and Simplicity product name survive? It seems to experience major baby products recalls about every other month. Graco and Simplicity distinguishes itself as one of the most…

State-to-State Variability: Statute of Limitations

The statute of limitations (time an injured party has to file notice of a lawsuit) is fairly consistent from state to state; however, the legal exception for minors can stop the statute of limitation and allow the injured party until their eighteenth birthday to file suit.

Children’s Product Companies are Getting Buried by High Cost of Compliance

The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 is causing a real strain on importers and manufacturers of children’s products. The question many have is – will the new chair, Inez Tenenbaum, bring clarity and relief to small businesses.