CPSC To Issue Study Linking Bed Rails To 150 Adult Deaths

Law360, New York (November 26, 2012, 7:37 PM EST) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is set to release a study that connects 150 adult deaths to bed rails, an official said Monday, as the agency works with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to resolve the uncertainty surrounding oversight of the products.

Preliminary data reveals that from 2003 to 2012, 150 mostly older adults died after becoming trapped in bed rails, which are used to prevent people from falling out of their beds, according to an official in the office of one of the...
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