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.
Units: About 400,000
Importer: Simplicity Inc. and SFCA Inc. of Reading, Pa.
Hazard: The crib’s plastic hardware can break or deform, causing the drop side to detach and creating space between the drop side and the crib mattress. Infants and toddlers can roll into this space and become entrapped, which can lead to suffocation.
Description: All drop-side cribs with a “newer” style of plastic hardware from those recalled in September 2007 are involved. Hardware can be identified by a flexible plastic tab at the top of the lower tracks. The recalled model numbers include but are not limited to: 8050, 8325, 8620, 8745, 8748, 8755, 8756, 8765, 8778, 8810, 8994, 8995 and 8996.
Sold at: Department stores, children’s stores and mass merchandisers nationwide from January 2005 through June 2009 for $150 to $300.
Remedy: Return cribs to place of purchase for a refund, replacement or store credit.