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I-Team: Federal Government Has No Amusement Park Oversight

The CBS 11 I-Team has learned the federal government has no oversight of amusement parks and some critics say the state has very little.

CBS 11–07/22/2013

Victoria Reynolds shops at Toys R Us on September 28, 2010 in Miami, Florida. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report Identifies ‘Dangerous Toys’ Still On Shelves

The U.S. Public Interest Research Group released their 27th annual Trouble in Toyland report identifying a number of dangerous or toxic toys that can still be found in America’s stores.

11/20/2012

A baby suckles a pacifier whilst resting in a cot. (credit: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Death Spurs Recall Of 220,000 Infant Travel Beds

A children’s safety equipment manufacturer has agreed to recall about 220,000 infant travel beds after reports of one infant’s death and nine others entrapped or distressed while sleeping inside the portable tents.

11/16/2012

Broken Glass

Glass Patio Tables Explode Without Warning

Glass-topped patio tables are shattering into thousands of pieces, and federal records show it’s been happening since at least 2004.

CBS 11–07/26/2012

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Children’s Slides Recalled After Falls Injure 16

Children’s playground slides that have contributed to more than a dozen fractured bones of small children are being recalled and consumers are urged to remove the slides.

02/17/2012

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Thousands Of Kids’ Tabletop Chairs Recalled

Tens of thousands of tabletop feeding chairs for babies and toddlers were recalled Wednesday after reports that they can come loose and send children plummeting to the floor.

08/17/2011

Chesapeake Bay Candles, TJX and Modern Light candles recalled by Pacific Trade International Inc. (credit: Ap Photos)

More Than 7 Million Candles Recalled For Fire Risk

More than 7 million candles are being recalled because of concerns the cup holding the candle could melt or catch fire.

CBSDFW.COM–04/20/2011

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CBS 11 News Tests For Toxic Metals In Children’s Products

Is the government really cracking down on products containing toxic metals? CBS 11 News went undercover inside a number of North Texas stores and put dozens of kids toys and jewelry to the test.

02/24/2011

Bassettbaby drop-side crib recalled by Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc. (credit: AP)

After Dozens Of Deaths, Drop-Side Cribs Outlawed

It’s the end of the traditional crib that has cradled millions of babies. The government outlawed drop-side cribs after the deaths of more than 30 infants and toddlers in the past decade.

CBSDFW.COM–12/15/2010

4 Deaths Prompt Graco Stroller Recall

Graco is recalling about 2 million strollers after receiving reports of four infant strangulations in the strollers.

10/20/2010

Half-Million Cordless Drills Being Recalled

 Ryobi is recalling a half-million cordless drills because they can overheat.

10/14/2010

Toy Company Announces Major Recalls

(CBS) The Consumer Product Safety Commission and its Canadian counterpart, Health Canada, say Fisher-Price, the giant toy manufacturer, is voluntarily recalling some 10.1 million potentially dangerous toys and high chairs.

09/30/2010