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.
Hazard: The crib front can separate from the side panels and create a gap that can allow a child to fall out or become trapped.
Description: The Franklin & Ben Mason style 4-in-1 style cribs (model 5601) were manufactured between January and August 2012. Included in the recall are H004522, H004546, H004548 or H004777. The cribs have solid wood sideboards and wood rails on the front and back of the crib in varying heights and can convert to a daybed, toddler bed or full-size bed. There is a storage drawer at the base of the crib with two metal knobs. Cribs were sold in weathered gray and rustic brown.
Sold at: Juvenile products specialty retailers nationwide from January 2012 through June 2014 for $600 to $700.
Remedy: Contact the firm for a free repair kit and find an alternate, safe sleeping environment for the child, such as a bassinet, play yard or toddler bed depending on the child’s age.
Contact: Call 888-673-6652 or visit www.franklinandben.com.