California Kids Have Higher Levels Of Flame Retardant Chemicals In Bodies Than East CoastersChildren in California have twice the levels of flame retardants chemicals in their bodies as kids on the East Coast, and the likely culprit is the state's standards on flame retardants.
Car Seat Chemical Probe Prompts Legislation, Lands KPIX Reporter On CBS 'The Talk'A KPIX 5 investigation exposing the false advertising, legal loopholes and outdated regulations that allow the exposure of millions of babies and toddlers to dangerous chemicals in car seats is generating national attention.
Feds Blamed For Exposing Kids To "Cancer-Causing" Car Seat ChemicalsA recent KPIX investigation repeatedly uncovered concerning, even cancer causing, chemicals in a majority of the car seats tested, and many blame the federal government.
Cancer-Causing Chemical In Car Seats; Manufacturers Served With Violations, Consumers Left In DarkParents are being left in the dark about toxic chemicals in their children's car seats, even after companies are served with violation notices, because of a loophole in the law requiring notification.
Consumer Reports: Safest Child Safety SeatsConsumer Reports has important new child-seat advice for parents.
Experts Warn, Babies Should Not Sleep In Car SeatsThe Consumer Product Safety Commission, the American Academy of Pediatrics and many, many others warn you should never let a baby sleep in a car seat outside of the car—especially with lose or unbuckled straps.
ConsumerWatch: Car Seats Often Used ImproperlySelecting and installing a car seat can be a surprising challenge for many new parents. Before heading home from the hospital with their newborn, most hospitals require new parents to prove they have a car seat.
Rear-Facing Car Seats Urged For Kids Under 2, Boosters For Older KidsSome new rules of the road are being recommended for parents, and others who drive children around.