As a parent, all you want to do is protect your child. But, when it comes to the unexpected, it’s not so easy to cover every angle, especially when it comes to staying on top of product recalls.
Product recalls are issued when the government and manufacturer remove a product from the market because it is found to be dangerous, causing serious risk of harm. They exist to protect people of all ages from faulty merchandise.
Most baby product recalls are covered by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, or CPSC. The CPSC receives hazardous product warnings and advisories in different ways. Sometimes, a company will find a flaw in their own internal testing. Other times, sadly, that flaw won’t be found until a child is injured or killed.
Recalls are due to many factors. One of the largest causes is