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Safety.com’s Most Wanted: The Most Popular Safety Products of 2019, According to You

Jalesa Campbell
Updated Feb 17, 2021
3 min read
We know that safety is top of mind for you and your family, so we share the most popular items you purchased on Amazon in 2019 through our posts.

Protecting Family & Home: Family Safety, Home Safety, & Home Security Product Purchases

With the Internet providing an easier way to make purchases (and avoiding long lines), we decided to find out which items made your list. It should come as no surprise that family safety, home safety, and home security products were your most wanted, and we highlight three top products for each category.

Baby car seat
  • Best Parent-Approved Kid Booster Seat
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    1. Chicco KidFit 2-in-1 Booster

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    This Chicco kid booster seat is designed with your child’s growth and safety in mind with a backrest that can be removed to create a backless booster seat as your child grows. It includes an adjustable backrest that can recline to fit your car’s seat position. It includes ErgoBoost padding and side impact protection to keep your child safe and comfortable.

    Stand-out features include

    • Fits children up to 110 pounds and at least four years old
    • Includes two dishwasher-safe cup holders that compress to save space
    • Designed with a removable backrest so it can still be used as your child grows
  • Best Car Seat for Smaller Vehicles

    2. Graco SlimFit 3-in-1 Convertible Car Seat

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    The Graco SlimFit 3-in-1 Convertible Car Seat can be converted to a rear-facing harness, forward-facing harness, and a high-back booster seat. It is built with a steel frame for durability and a features shock-absorbing foam for protection from impact. Soft seating makes riding more comfortable for your baby, while the InRight LATCH System makes it easy to secure.

    Stand-out features include

    • Crash tested to meet safety or exceed safety standards
    • Adjustable harness system
    • Cup holders for your baby’s beverages
  • 3. Graco Crib and Toddler Bed Mattress

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    This Graco crib mattress is made with five inches of high-quality foam. With a polyurethane foam base, the mattress is free from chemicals, including phthalates and lead — making it safe for infants and toddlers. Graco’s crib mattress fits into a lightweight box for your convenience.

    Stand-out features include

    • Designed for both infants and toddlers with a double-sided mattress
    • Includes a removable, waterproof cover to protect your crib mattress
    • GREENGUARD Gold Certified to be free of harsh chemicals
  • Best Split Sensor Smoke Alarm
    First Alert Smoke Detector Photoelectric and Ionized Alarm

    1. First Alert Smoke Detector Photoelectric and Ionized Alarm

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    Seamlessly interconnect these 6 smoke alarms throughout the home to receive alerts of ionized fires through a clear 85-decibel smoke alarm. This First Alert alarm meets all UL-certified smoke alarm standards for approved home and business installation.

    Stand-out features include

    • 9V backup battery to protect homes from fires during power outages
    • One-press button to test alarm and manage nuisance alerts
    • Ionization detector to detect flaming fires
  • Best Easy-to-Read CO Detector
    Nighthawk Carbon Monoxide Alarm

    2. Nighthawk Plug-in Carbon Monoxide Alarm

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    This easy-to-install carbon monoxide alarm uses a digital display to indicate the home’s latest carbon monoxide levels. The Nighthawk can be plugged into any wall outlet and includes a backup battery for continued use during power outages.

    Stand-out features include

    • Digitally displays carbon monoxide levels
    • LED blinking light in the corner of the alarm to indicate that it’s working properly
    • 85-decibel alarm for a loud and clear sound if rising carbon monoxide levels are detected
  • Alert Pro 10 Year Battery Smoke Detector Fire Alarm

    3. Alert Pro 10 Year Battery Smoke Detector Fire Alarm

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    This lithium battery operated Alert Pro smoke alarm detects photoelectric smoke with a 85-decibel alarm tone that exceeds the NFPA’s regulations. The long-lasting battery and life span reduces reminders for battery changing and includes a hush function for false alarms.

    Stand-out features include

    • Powerful low battery and defect warning with 85-decibel sound alerts
    • Powered by a 10-year lithium battery for low-power consumption, reduced costs and battery check-ups
    • Eco-friendly smoke detector that’s free from harsh smells and chemicals, making it great for bedrooms
  • Best Smart Video Doorbell

    1. Ring Video Doorbell 2

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    The Ring Video Doorbell 2 uses a crystal clear 1080 high-definition (HD) video camera to see who’s at your door day or night. With Ring’s doorbell, you’ll receive any doorbell alerts using the mobile Ring app and an iOS or Android mobile device.

    Stand-out features include

    • Powered by an easy-to-remove battery pack to charge the battery without detaching the doorbell
    • Weather resistant to continue working through weather conditions from -5 to 120 degrees Fahrenheit without worry
    • Uses the Ring app to control customized motion sensors that best fit your outdoor home activity
  • Best for Dual Powering Options

    2. Arlo Pro 2

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    The Arlo Pro 2 is made to be IP65-certified weatherproof and is built with 1080p HD video. With the Arlo mobile app, you’ll be able to use your mobile device to trigger the camera’s siren when you detect suspicious activity outside your home. The Arlo Pro 2 also records both motion-detected activity and continuous video recording (CVR). This security camera can be used with the included rechargeable battery or plugged into a standard wall outlet.

    Stand-out features include

    • Includes night vision for crystal clear camera footage in the dark
    • Pairs with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant for hands-free camera control
    • Made with two-way audio to clearly speak to guests
    • Weatherproof outdoor security camera
  • Best Value Pet Camera
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    3. YI Dome Camera

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    Designed with 360-degree coverage and a high definition lens, this YI pet camera helps you stay connected with your pet. Two-way audio communication allows you to check in while activity alerts provide real-time updates when motion is detected.

    Stand-out features include

    • Features a robust HD lens with 360-degree coverage
    • Clear 2-way audio with an anti-noise filter
    • Focused motion-tracking that captures 10 second video clips

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Safety and Security Reporter

Jalesa Campbell

Jalesa is one of Safety.com's staff experts on home security, natural disasters, public safety, and family safety. She's been featured on Today.com and elsewhere.

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