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2011-08-31 20:17:23

The technology in "fire paint" used to protect steel beams in buildings and other structures has found a new life as a first-of-its-kind flame retardant for children's cotton sleepwear, terrycloth bathrobes and other apparel, according to a report presented here today at the 242nd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS). "People are concerned about the potential toxicity of flame retardants that are currently used on a variety of products, especially...

2011-04-28 09:56:00

COLUMBUS, Ind., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dorel Juvenile Group (DJG), Inc., a division of Dorel Industries (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), and the nation's largest car seat manufacturer, today opened a free, permanent car seat inspection station at the Dorel Technical Center for Child Safety at its corporate headquarters in Columbus, Indiana. The launch of the "Safety Starts Here" campaign will be followed by a series of car seat checks across the country beginning later this spring. As part of...

2011-03-21 18:11:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Britax Child Safety, Inc., among the world's largest manufacturers of car seats, today supported the American Academy of Pediatrics updated guidelines for children riding in car seats. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/britax-endorses-aap-call-for-kids-to-remain-rear-facing-in-car-seats-until-age-two-118398519.html "We endorse today's American Academy of...

2010-11-16 10:28:00

FOXBORO, Mass. and MONTREAL, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As millions of families hit the road this holiday travel season, Dorel Juvenile Group (DJG), Inc., a division of Dorel Industries (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), and the nation's largest juvenile products manufacturer, is encouraging parents and caregivers to take safety with them as they travel this holiday season. AAA recently announced 42.2 million Americans are projected to travel over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, one of the busiest...

2010-10-11 13:00:00

FOXBORO, Mass. and MONTREAL, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Dorel Juvenile Group, Inc., a division of Dorel Industries (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), and the nation's largest juvenile products manufacturer, today announces a complete line of Safety 1st car seats with Air Protect® Side Impact Technology, the most innovative and groundbreaking safety feature ever offered in a car seat. Air Protect® Technology is now available in infant, convertible and booster car seats,...

2010-09-20 04:30:00

COLUMBUS, Ind., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), on average four kids aged 14 and under die in car crashes every day and more than five hundred are injured. The risk, however, is dramatically decreased when a car seat is properly installed. This week marks NHTSA's annual car seat safety initiative, Child Passenger Safety Week (CPSW), to educate parents about proper car seat safety and installation, and prevent juvenile...

2010-05-26 07:30:00

COLUMBUS, Ind. and FOXBORO, Mass., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Most parents rank safety as their top consideration when buying a car seat for their child, yet the majority of them don't know how long their child should ride in it or the best place to install it, according to a recent survey by AAA and Dorel Juvenile Group, a division of Dorel Industries Inc. (TSX: DII.B, DII.A). Based on a telephone survey of 649 US adults with at least one child age 8 or younger living at home, the report...

2010-02-17 11:52:00

MIAMISBURG, Ohio, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In a rare bit of good news for Toyota owners facing numerous safety recalls, Evenflo is offering a $10 discount, through March, on its Serenade, Triumph Advance, and Generations65 lines of car seats on Evenflo.com/safecarseat. "The last thing Toyota owners affected by recent recalls need to worry about is the safety of their child," said Perry Odak, CEO of Evenflo. "For more than 90 years Evenflo has been a leader in safety, innovation and...

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2009-10-20 12:30:00

Car seats used to keep kids safe inside the car can pose potential hazards for children outside of the car, according to new research. Speaking during a meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Shital Parikh of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, said car seats placed outside of cars have accounted for more than 8,700 injuries each year. Additionally, car seats have saved the lives of almost 9,000 children over the past three decades, said Parikh. Parikh found that most...

2009-05-18 11:00:00

Dynamic Duo helps thousands of Bay Area newborns go home safely Prior to hospital fitting, '90% of car seats are not installed properly' STANFORD, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- When Community Services Manager Nancy Sanchez heard that Benjamin Arias and Salvador Vargas had recently installed their record-setting 10,000th car seat, she had a very simple response: "That's why they're called the dynamic duo." (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090518/SF17850) Sort of like Batman...


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