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Consumer Product Safety Commission Fails to Ban Crib Bumpers

Pediatricians and consumer advocates are disappointed that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has failed to ban the sale of padded crib bumpers, states an American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) press release. While the groups recognize the agency’s Nov 3 statement as a welcomed step forward in warning parents of the hazards posed by these unnecessary products, CPSC’s failure to ban padded crib bumpers counters overwhelming evidence that they contribute to infant deaths, the AAP says.

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