Name of Product: Crib Fringe
Units: About 300
Manufacturer: Babylicious Products Inc., of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Hazard: The narrow fabric strip connecting individual fabric triangles presents a strangulation hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The product is a narrow fabric strip connecting several individual fabric triangles. It is designed to be [...]
Name of Product: Beadboard Bunk Beds
Units: About 390
Importer: PBteen, a division of Williams-Sonoma Inc., of San Francisco, Calif.
Hazard: The front upper horizontal panel on the bunk beds can crack or break, posing a risk of injury to the consumer.
Incidents/Injuries: PBteen has received 13 reports of panels that have cracked or [...]
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: Blake Bed Frames
Units: About 1,600 units
Manufacturer: The Land of Nod, of Morton Grove, Ill.
Hazard: A child’s torso can become lodged in the gap between the footboard’s top rail and the mattress, posing an entrapment hazard to the child.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a child [...]
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: Wooden bunk beds
Units: About 445,000 in the United States and 21,700 in Canada
Manufacturer: Dorel Asia SRL, of Barbados
Hazard: The wooden side rails that run from the headboard to the footboard and hold the bunk bed’s mattress in place can split and cause the bunk bed to collapse, posing [...]