CPSC Warns Consumers to Stop Using About 285,000 Bed Rails for Safety Risks

On June 2, 2022, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) urged consumers to immediately stop using Mobility Transfer Systems adult portable bed rails. “These products can create an entrapment hazard and pose a risk of serious injury or death to users,” the CPSC wrote. This announcement applies to 10 models of bed rails. Bed Rails … Read more

CPSC Issues Warning for Adult Bed Rails After 3 Deaths

At least three people have died from being trapped by one of the bed rail models, according to the June 2 safety warning, includinga 78-year-old woman in a Michigan assisted-living facility in 2006, an 85-year-old man in an Oklahoma nursing home in 2007, and a 90-year-old disabled woman in California in 2013. CPSC said neither … Read more

Stop using these adult bed rails, warns the Consumer Product Safety Commission

Adult portable bed rails — which are installed on the sides of beds to facilitate mobility and reduce the risk of falling — are advertised as safety devices for elderly people or those with medical conditions. But they can also pose a safety hazard, creating a risk of entrapment that could lead to serious injury … Read more

Stop using these adult bed rails, warns the Consumer Product Safety Commission

Adult portable bed rails — which are installed on the sides of beds to facilitate mobility and reduce the risk of falling — are advertised as safety devices for elderly people or those with medical conditions. But they can also pose a safety hazard, creating a risk of entrapment that could lead to serious injury … Read more

CPSC recalls certain adult portable bed rails, safety devices linked to deaths : NPR

The Mobility Transfer Systems “Reversible Slant Rail (model 600)” is among the products that the Consumer Product Safety Commission is warning people not to use. Consumer Product Safety Commission Adult portable bed rails — which are installed on the sides of beds to facilitate mobility and reduce the risk of falling — are advertised as … Read more

CPSC Urges Consumers to Immediately Stop Use of Mobility Transfer Systems Adult Portable Bed Rails Due to Entrapment and Asphyxia Hazard; Three Deaths Reported

Release date: June 02, 2022 Freedom Grip (model 501) Freedom Grip Plus (model 502) Freedom Grip Travel (model 505) Reversible Slant Rail (model 600) Transfer handle (model 2025) Easy Adjustable (model 2500) 30-inch Security Bed Rail, single-sided (model 5075) 30-Inch Security Bed Rail – Extra Tall, single-sided (model 5075T) 30-Inch Security Bed Rail, double-sided (model … Read more

Adult bed rails sold at Walmart, Amazon, eBay linked to multiple deaths, feds say

Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is calling on consumers to “immediately stop using” certain Mobility Transfer Systems adult portable bed rails have been linked to three elderly deaths. The independent federal regulatory agency’s warning covers 10 models, approximately 285,000 bed rails, which can “create an entrapment hazard … Read more