Name of Product: Rockland Furniture Drop-side Cribs
Units: About 16,700
Manufacturer: Nan Far Woodworking Co. Ltd., of Taiwan
Importer: J.C. Penney Purchasing Corp., of Plano, Texas
Hazard: The cribs’ drop sides can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail, causing part of the drop side to fall out of position, creating a space into which an [...]
Name of Product: Drop-side cribs
Units: About 440 cribs
Importer: Dutailier Group Inc., of Quebec, Canada
Hazard: The slats on the drop side can detach from the top and bottom rails creating a space between the slats. An infant or toddler’s body can become entrapped in the space, which can lead to strangulation and/or [...]
Name of Product: Drop-Side Cribs
Units: About 8,000
Importer: J. C. Penney Purchasing Corp., of Plano, Texas
Manufacturer: Yu Wei Co. Ltd., of Taipei, Taiwan
Hazard: The drop-side rails on the crib can malfunction, detach or unexpectedly fall down, causing part of the drop side to fall out of position. When this happens, a [...]
I used drop-side cribs with all of my kids. I guess I should count my blessings nothing ever happened, considering how many recalls there are of them.
Name of Product: Drop-side cribs
Units: About 2,300; about 800 in Canada
Manufacturer: Shermag Inc., of Quebec, Canada
Hazard: The drop-side rail hardware [...]
Now that it’s official, I am reposting this just in case you missed it the first time I posted it on 6/17/11.
CPSC votes to grant extension of time to comply with new rules to crib rental companies
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In less than two weeks, a new generation of safer cribs will [...]
Name of Product: Full-Size and Portable Drop-Side Cribs
Units: About 22,000
Importer: Dream on Me, Inc. of Piscataway, N.J.
Full-Size Cribs: The drop-side rail hardware can break or fail, allowing the drop side to detach from the crib. When the drop-side rail partially detaches, it creates a space between the drop side [...]
Name of Product: Fixed-side cribs
Units: About 330
Manufacturer: ducduc llc, of New York, N.Y.
Hazard: The bottom rails on the crib sides can separate from the sides when the mattress is in the lowest position, causing the spindles to separate and the mattress to drop. This poses fall and entrapment hazards for young [...]
Name of Product: Infant Bed-Side Sleepers
Units: About 76,000
Manufacturer: Arm’s Reach Concepts Inc., of Oxnard, Calif.
Hazard: When the fabric liner is not used or is not securely attached, infants can fall from the raised mattress into the loose fabric at the bottom of the bed-side sleeper or can become entrapped between the [...]
Missing Safety Pegs Create Risk of Entrapment and Suffocation
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Delta Enterprise Corp., of New York, N.Y. are re-announcing the 2008 recall of more than 985,000 drop-side cribs with “Crib Trigger Lock and Safety Peg” hardware. In January 2011, CPSC and Delta learned of [...]
Name of Product: SNIGLAR cribs
Units: About 20,000 in the United States and 6,000 in Canada
Distributor: IKEA Home Furnishings, of Conshohocken, Pa.
Hazard: The four bolts provided with some SNIGLAR cribs to secure the mattress support are not long enough. This can cause the mattress support to detach and collapse, creating a risk [...]