published on, less than half (47%) of published reports include manufacturer comments. Manufacturers can, however, request that comments they have made on a report not be placed in the database. Manufacturers may be submitting comments but requesting that the public cannot view them on Recent Kids In Danger Analysis9 of • Ninety-four percent of reports involved an incident, injury or death while fewer than 2% were concerns about products with no incidents. • Almost half, 46%, of all reports involved an injury. • Overall, hazards causing bodily harm were most frequently reported (46%) followed distantly by choking at 14%. • Over half of all reports, 56%, were for children under three. • Manufacturers were also more likely to comment if the report involved children under three. Forty-seven percent of those reports had manufacturer comments. • Nursery products and toys comprise 59% of reports. • Within the nursery category, 20% were for cribs or crib mattresses, the largest single category. • From 2012 to 2017 (first and last full years) annual reports to the database have dropped 62%. • Some manufacturers of children’s and toddler products appear repeatedly in the list of incident reports. Most frequently named companies include Fisher Price (mostly for the Rock’n’Play), Pampers (diapers), and Graco (range of nursery products). Recommendations: • Increase use: Develop and implement a plan to increase awareness and use of the database by the public, as well as healthcare professionals and other permitted reporters, through a more consumer friendly interface as well as outreach and training. • Fold additional data sources into Collect the information statutorily required for a report to be included in when collecting information for the CPSC’s other databases. For instance, while there is a field on each report on the database to link it to associated recalls, the recall information is not always included – leaving consumers in the dark about their use of a recalled product. • Analyze data and release reports: contains a great deal of data; CPSC could have a positive impact on injury prevention if it would release an annual report evaluating the trends in harm posed by products in the database. Other reports on specific emerging hazards or items in the news could be done more regularly. • Analyze why published reports are decreasing each year. 9 Kids In Danger, “SEVEN-YEAR KID CHECKUP ON SAFERPRODUCTS.GOV, ”August 1, 2018