Your September Product Safety Alert
Violation of Federal Flammability Standards
Choking Hazards
Bacterial Exposure
Meet KID's summer interns
Rachel Constanzo and Celia Cullom, both students at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration have spent their summer working at KID. From research to curriculum development to social media management, Rachel and Celia have been involved in a lot of projects over the past few months.

CPSC releases fidget spinner safety tips
The CPSC has released business guidance and safety tips for 2017's trendiest toy. These toys can pose choking hazards to young children, and battery-powered version can also pose fire and burn hazards.

KID will exhibit at 2017 AAP Conference
The American Academy of Pediatrics 2017 National Conference and Exhibition is just a few weeks away. KID will be at McCormick Place September 15-19 sharing our message of product safety with the many pediatricians dedicated to children's health and safety.

Find us at Booth 668 throughout the conference or follow along on Facebook and Twitter.

Safe sleep tips for National Infant Mortality Month
September is National Infant Mortality Awareness Month, and therefore an important time to raise awareness about safe sleep. A recent article from the American Academy of Pediatrics reinforces the importance of putting babies to sleep on their backs. Babies who sleep on their side or stomach are at higher risk of Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUID).

Back to school safety
Students in Chicago and throughout the country are heading back to school. Check out our recent blog post for tips on product safety r elated to new school supplies, clothes, toys, and more.
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