CPSC, Delta Enterprise Corp. Announce Recall to Repair Portable Cribs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 9, 2005
Release #05-131
Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 660-3777
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7800

CPSC, Delta Enterprise Corp. Announce Recall to Repair Portable Cribs

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Portable Cribs

Units: About 10,000

Manufacturer: Delta Enterprise Corp., of New York, N.Y.

Hazard: The crib slats can separate from the headboard, posing an entrapment risk to young children. In addition, children can fall through the slat opening.

Incidents/Injuries: Delta Enterprise Corp. has received eight reports of crib slats separating. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The cribs are made of wood sold in three finishes including: natural, cherry and white. Model numbers 4464-1 (white), 4464-2 (natural) and 4464-4 (cherry) and "Taiwan" are printed on the mattress pad support board.

Sold at: Juvenile furniture stores nationwide from January 2004 through February 2005 for about $100.

Manufactured in: Taiwan

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the crib immediately and contact Delta Enterprise Corp. to arrange for two free replacement headboards.

Consumer Contact: Consumers should contact Delta Enterprise Corp. toll free at (877) 660-3777 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.deltaenterprise.com

Picture of Recalled Portable Crib