The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Units: About 800,000
Importer: Fisher-Price Inc., of East Aurora, N.Y.
Hazard: Mold can grow between the removable seat cushion and the hard plastic frame of the sleeper when it remains wet/damp or is not cleaned frequently. If infants are exposed to mold, they can get respiratory illnesses and other infections.
Description: The Fisher-Price Rock N’ Play infant recliner seats are called sleepers and are designed for babies up to 25 pounds. They have a soft plastic seat held by a metal rocking frame and a removable, fabric cover.
Sold at: Mass merchandise stores nationwide and online since September 2009 for $50 to $85. Only sleepers that show signs of mold after use are included in this recall to inspect the product.
Remedy: Check for mold under the removable seat cushion. If found, contact Fisher-Price for cleaning instructions or assistance. Instructions also are available at www.service.mattel.com.
Contact: Call 800-432-5437 or go to www.service.mattel.com.