The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced recalls of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. For a complete list of recalled products, visit www.cpsc.gov.
Two firms are recalling cribs.
Product: Jardine cribs
Units: About 320,000
Manufacturer: Jardine Enterprises, of Taipei, Taiwan
Hazard: The wooden crib slats and spindles can break, creating a gap, which can pose an entrapment and strangulation hazard to infants.
Incidents/injuries: There have been 42 incidents of crib slats and spindles breaking. Four children became entrapped, and two had abrasions and bruising.
Description: Cribs came in various styles and finishes. For a list of recalled model numbers, visit www.cpsc.gov.
Sold at: KidsWorld, Geoffrey Stores, Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores nationwide and at babiesrus.com from January 2002 through May 2008 for $150 to $450.
Remedy: Contact Jardine to receive a credit toward the purchase of a new crib.
Contact: Call 800-646-4106 or visit www.jardinecribrecall.com.
Product: 2nd Nature Built to Grow Cribs
Units: About 1,200
Manufacturer: Stanley Furniture Company Inc., of Stanleytown, Va.
Hazard: When the mattress support is in the middle setting, the space between the mattress and the crib could be too wide, posing an entrapment hazard to infants.
Description: The full-size cribs have natural maple color and model number 353-14-220. Model and serial numbers are on the headboard. The following serial numbers are recalled: 353-14-220-L-01, 353-14-220-L-02, 353-14-220-L-03, 353-14-220-L-04, 353-14-220-L-05, 353-14-220-L-06, 353-14-220-L-07, 353-14-220-L-08, 353-14-220-L-101 and 353-14-220-L-103.
Sold at: Department and furniture stores from March 2006 through December 2007 for about $1,100.
Remedy: Stop using the crib in the middle mattress setting, and adjust it to the low or high setting. Contact Stanley Furniture to receive a free replacement headboard.
Contact: Call 888-839-6822 or visit www.youngamerica.com.