Jardine Announces Second Recall Expansion of Cribs Sold by Babies’R’Us; Cribs Pose...

Jardine Announces Second Recall Expansion of Cribs Sold by Babies’R’Us; Cribs Pose Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards



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Jardine Announces Second Recall Expansion of Cribs Sold by Babies’R’Us;<br /> Cribs Pose Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards

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WASHINGTON, April 30
/PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission,
in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of
the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products
immediately unless otherwise instructed.

 

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO

 

Name of Product:
Jardine Cribs

 

Units: About 96,000
(320,000 units were previously recalled in June 2008 and 56,450 units were recalled in
January 2009)

 

Manufacturer:
Jardine Enterprises, of Taipei, Taiwan

 

Hazard: The wooden
crib slats can break, creating a gap, which can pose an entrapment and
strangulation hazard to infants and toddlers.

 

Incidents/Injuries:
CPSC has received 31 incident reports of slats breaking, including two reports
of children becoming entrapped in the gap created by the broken slat on the
crib models identified below. In 10 of these incidents, consumers reported that
their child broke the slat while in the crib. There was one report of minor
injuries (bumps and abrasions.)

 

Description: This
recall involves 7 models of Jardine wooden cribs with the date codes identified
below. Cribs with other date codes are not affected by this recall. The date
code and model number are printed on the label located on the inside of the
bottom rail of the headboard or footboard.

 

Additional Recalled
Jardine Cribs

 

Model # Description Date Code Between

 

0102B00 Drop-side Natural Olympia Single 9/2005-1/2007

0102E00 Drop-side Dark Pine Olympia Single 9/2005-1/2008

0302P00 Black Olympia Lifetime 11/2005-5/2008

0302C00 White Olympia Lifetime 6/2006-12/2006

0312D00 Americana Pecan 4-in-1 5/2006-11/2007

0308L00 Antique Walnut Capri 4-in-1 12/2005-11/2007

0108C00 Drop-side White Capri Single 8/2006-11/2007

 

 

 

Sold at: KidsWorld, Geoffrey
Stores, Toys "R" Us, and Babies "R" Us stores nationwide,
and at babiesrus.com, from September 2005 through April 2009 for between $220
and $330.

 

Manufactured in:
China and Vietnam

 

Remedy: Consumers
should immediately stop using the recalled cribs and contact Jardine to receive
a full credit toward the purchase of a new crib. Jardine will provide consumers
with detailed instructions for purchasing cribs in retail stores and online.

 

Consumer Contact:
For additional information, contact Jardine at (800) 646-4106 between 8 a.m.
and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at http://www.jardinecribrecall.com/ 

 

CPSC is still
interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly
related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same
product. Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx

 

Firm’s Recall
Hotline: 800) 646-4106

CPSC Recall Hotline:
(800) 638-2772

CPSC Media Contact:
(301) 504-7908

 

SOURCE U.S. Consumer
Product Safety Commission

Jardine Announces Second Recall Expansion of Cribs Sold by Babies’R’Us; Cribs Pose Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards