Regal Lager Inc. Recalls Travel Cots Due to Choking Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 19, 2006
Release #06-261
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 593-5522
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Regal Lager Inc. Recalls Travel Cots Due to Choking Hazard

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

 

Name of Product: "phil & teds" T2 Travel Cots

Units: About 1,000

Distributor: Regal Lager Inc., of Kennesaw, Ga.

Hazard: The plastic cap on the corner connectors can come loose, posing a small parts choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: Regal Lager has received one report of a cap found in a child's mouth. No injuries were reported.

Description: The recalled travel cot consists of an aluminum frame with four legs that holds a fabric enclosure for a small child with mesh windows on all sides and a zippered mesh opening on the top. The cot has big black labels on each long side with a white T in a red circle, as well as phil & teds logos on each short end.

Sold by: Baby Furniture and baby product stores nationwide and through Web retailers from June 2005 through August 2006 for about $150.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these cots immediately, and contact Regal Lager for a free repair kit.

Consumer Contact: Call Regal Lager Inc. at (800) 593-5522 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or e-mail the firm at info@regallager.com. This recall information also can be found on the firm's Web site at www.regallager.com

 

Picture of Recalled Travel Cots