AOSOM Recalls Wooden Playpens Due to Choking and Laceration 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. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Recall date: March 03, 2011
Recall number: 11-155
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Wooden Playpens

Hazard:

The wooden playpen can break, split and/or crack at points where screws and other hardware are located. Small, broken wood pieces and hardware from the playpen can pose a risk of choking and laceration hazards to children. In addition, an unstable playpen can fall over onto a child, posing an entrapment hazard.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact the firm toll-free at (877) 644-9366 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or e-mail the firm at service@aosom.com. Consumers can also visit the firm's website at www.aosom.com

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Recall Details

Units

About 5,000

Description and Models

This recall involves AOSOM wooden playpens made from pine wood. The firm's logo "A" and "www.AOSOM.com" is stamped on the gate of the playpen. The following four models are included in this recall:

 

AOSOM PlaypenModel NumberPrice
AOSOM 3in1 Baby wooden Superyard Playpen Combo 5664-0017S&G 149.99
AOSOM Baby 8 Panel Wooden Playpen Room Divider 5664-0017 119.99
AOSOM Baby 8 Sided Wooden Playpen 2 Panels 5664-0017S 29.99
AOSOM Baby 8 Sided Wooden Playpen Gate 5664-0017G 29.99
Incidents/Injuries

AOSOM has received 69 reports of the wooden playpens breaking, splitting and/or cracking including one report of a child mouthing a piece of the broken wood and three reports of children found with a broken piece of wood and/or screw in their hand. The objects were removed without injury.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the wooden playpens and contact AOSOM for instructions on how to return the product and receive a full refund.

Sold online at

AOSOM.com, Amazon.com, eBay.com and other online retailers from October 2008 through November 2010 for between $30 and $150.

Importer(s)

AOSOM LLC, of Tualatin, Ore.

Manufactured in

China

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