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May 2012 Product Safety Recalls
URGENT CPSC 05/16/2012 - Five retailers agree to stop sale and recall Tots in Mind (out of business) crib tents due to strangulation and entrapment hazards; one death and a serious brain injury reported. The retailers are amazon.com, Bed Bath & Beyond/Buy Buy Baby, Burlington Coat Factory, Toys R Us/Babies R Us and Walmart. This is an ongoing recall effort.
URGENT CPSC 05/08/2012 - Severe neck injuries prompt recall of Banzai inflatable pool slides manufactured in China by Manley Toys, Ltd., in cooperation with Wal-Mart and Toys R Us (Resulted in the death of a 29-year-old mother and several other significant injuries)
NHTSA 05/07/2012 - Dorel Juvenile Group, in cooperation with NHTSA, is voluntarily recalling Cosco Comfy Carry and Safety 1st OnBoard35 child restraint seats; the affected seats were sold without the base and therefore fail to provide the required LATCH attachment assembly (This has already been reported.)
These agencies issue recalls for children's products. For details on how they issue recalls and detailed recall listings, visit their website.