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: Bassinets
Units: About 500,000
Manufacturer: Burlington Basket Company, of Burlington, Iowa
Hazard: If the cross-bracing rails are not fully locked into position, the bassinets can collapse causing the infant to fall to the floor or fall within the bassinet and suffer injuries.
Incidents/Injuries: CPSC and Burlington Basket Company have received 10 [...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) voted unanimously to approve new mandatory standards for full-size and non-full-size baby cribs as mandated by the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA). The federal crib standards had not been updated in nearly 30 years and these new rules are expected to [...]
Name of Product: Bassettbaby drop-side cribs with external plastic hardware
Units: About 90,000
Manufacturer: Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc., of Bassett, Va.
Hazard: The cribs’ drop-side rail can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail, causing part of the drop side to detach from the crib. When a drop-side rail partially detaches, it creates a space between [...]
Name of Product: Heritage Collection 3-in-1 drop-side cribs
Units: About 34,000
Importer: Victory Land Group Inc., of Bartlett, Ill.
Retailer: Kmart Corp., of Hoffman Estates, Ill.
Hazard: The crib’s drop-side rail can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail, causing part of the drop-side to detach from the crib. When the drop-side rail partially detaches, it [...]
This bed is so pretty – too bad it’s also hazardous.
Name of Product: PBteen Sleep and Study Loft Beds
Units: About 5,900
Importer: PBteen a division of Williams-Sonoma Inc., of San Francisco, Calif.
Hazard: The side rail on the bed can crack allowing the mattress support to collapse, posing a fall and injury hazard [...]
Re-labeled Simplicity Cribs Contain Recalled Mattress Support Frames
Name of Product: Sorelle brand “Prescott” fixed-sided cribs
Units: About 130
Retailer/Distributor: Albee Baby, of East Rutherford, N.J.
Manufacturer: Simplicity Inc. (firm is no longer in business)
Hazard: These cribs are re-labeled fixed-sided Simplicity cribs that contain tubular metal mattress-support frames recalled in April 2010. The [...]
Name of Product: Bonavita, Babi Italia and ISSI Drop-Side Cribs
Units: About 306,000
Manufacturer: LaJobi Inc., of Cranbury, N.J.
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 infant or toddler can roll and become [...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of its commitment to ensure safe sleep for young children, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is once again warning parents and caregivers about deadly hazards with drop-side cribs. In the last five years, CPSC has announced 11 recalls involving more than 7 million drop-side cribs due to [...]
Name of Product: Drop-Side Cribs
Units: About 170,000
Distributor: C&T International/Sorelle, of East Rutherford, New Jersey. Before 2003, the company also distributed under the name Golden Baby Inc.
Hazard: The cribs’ drop-side hardware can disengage from the tracks, causing the drop side to detach from the crib. When the drop-side partially detaches, it creates [...]