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

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Release #09-207

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 646-4106

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

 

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 96,000

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 #DescriptionDate 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 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, or visit the firm's Web site at http://www.jardinecribrecall.com/

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Picture of Recalled Antique Walnut Capri 4-in-1, Model# 0308L00  Picture of Recalled Americana Pecan 4-in-1, Model# 0312D00

Picture of Recalled Black Olympia Lifetime, Model# 00302P00