Note: This recall has been reannounced. The remedy section has been modified.

Jardine Cribs Sold by Babies"R"Us Recalled Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazard

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 24, 2008
Release #08-312
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 646-4106

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: Jardine Cribs

Units: About 320,000

Manufacturer: Jardine Enterprises, of Taipei, Taiwan

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

Incidents/Injuries: There have been 42 incidents of crib slats and spindles breaking. Four children became entrapped in the space created by a broken slat or spindle. Two of the children had abrasions and bruising.

Description: Jardine wooden cribs in various styles and finishes, as listed below, are included in this recall.

Model #DescriptionFirst Sold
BC-23 Drop Side Blue Spindle Crib 8/2004
BC-36B Drop Side Light Blue Spindle Crib 8/2005
BC-36G Drop Side Sage Spindle Crib 7/2005
BC-36P Drop Side Pink Spindle Crib 7/2005
BC-007 Hilton Drop Side Cherry Single Crib 1/2002
BC-010 Windsor Drop Side Cherry Flat Panel Crib 1/2002
BC-010C Windsor Drop Side Cherry Flat Panel Crib 11/2003
BC-010HP Windsor Drop Side Oak/Honey Pine Crib 11/2003
BC-010W Hilton Drop Side White Full Panel Crib 7/2002
BC-017 Windsor Drop Side Dark Pine Single Crib 1/2002
BC-107C Hilton Drop Side Cherry Single Crib 3/2005
BC-107CR Windsor Cherry Single Sleigh Crib 4/2007
BC-110C Berkley Drop Side Cherry Flat Panel Single Crib 3/2005
BC-110HP Windsor Drop Side Honey Pine/Honey Single Crib 3/2005
BC-110W Berkley Drop Side White Flat Panel Single Crib 3/2005
DA617BC Wicker 3-in-1 White Crib 1/2002
DA620BC Haven 3-in-1 Oak/Dark Pine Crib 5/2002
DA770BC 4-in-1 White Convertible Crib 1/2004
DV730N Natural Lifetime Crib 9/2003
DV730W White Lifetime Crib 8/2003
DV830-N Natural Lifetime Crib 11/2004
DV830-W White Lifetime Crib 11/2004
0113B00 Drop Side Natural Spindle Crib 7/2006
0113K00 Drop Side Mahogany Spindle Crib 6/2006
0303B00 Berkley Natural Lifetime Crib 9/2005
0303C00 Berkley White Lifetime Crib 8/2005
0303G00 Berkley Cherry Lifetime Crib 5/2005
0309K00 Positano Mahogany Lifetime Crib 4/2006

 

The model number is printed on the inside of the bottom rail of the headboard or footboard.

Sold at: KidsWorld, Geoffrey Stores, Toys "R" Us, and Babies "R" Us stores nationwide, and at babiesrus.com, from January 2002 through May 2008 for between $150 and $300, with one model, 0309K00 Mahogany Positano Lifetime Crib, which sold for $450.

Manufactured in: China and Vietnam

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cribs and contact Jardine to receive a credit towards the purchase of a new Jardine crib.  In the meantime, parents are urged to find an alternative, safe sleep environment for the child, such as a bassinet, play yard or toddler bed depending on your child's age.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Jardine at (800) 646-4106 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET Saturday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.jardinecribrecall.com

Picture of Recalled Crib

Picture of Recalled Crib

Picture of Recalled Crib