Cribs Recalled by ducduc Due to Fall and Entrapment Hazards

The bottom rails on the crib sides can separate from the sides when the mattress is in the lowest position.



April 26, 2011


Release # 11-737

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Fixed-side cribs

Units: About 330

Manufacturer: ducduc llc, of New York, N.Y.

Hazard: The bottom rails on the crib sides can separate from the sides when the mattress is in the lowest position, causing the spindles to separate and the mattress to drop. This poses fall and entrapment hazards for young children.

Incidents/Injuries: The manufacturer has received five reports of separated rails. No injuries were reported.

Description: This recall includes ducduc fixed-side cribs with the model names and item codes ending in 2009, 2010 and 2011 listed below. The name"ducduc" and the item code can be found on a label located on the mattress panel.

AJ.C100.X.2009 A.C100.X.2009 CA.C100.X.2009 C.C100.X.2009 P.C100.X.2009
AJ.C100.X.2010 A.C100.X.2010 CA.C100.X.2010 C.C100.X.2010 P.C100.X.2010
AJ.C100.X.2011 A.C100.X.2011 CA.C100.X.2011 C.C100.X.2011 P.C100.X.2011
   "X" is the month of manufacture (1 through 12)

Sold at: ducduc New York showroom, online at, at specialty stores and through interior designers nationwide from January 2009 through February 2011 for between $1,500 and $1,800.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these cribs immediately if the mattress is in the lowest position. Consumers should contact ducduc, if the company has not already contacted them, for a free repair kit which includes new crib sides. Ducduc is contacting each customer directly. In the meantime, parents are urged to find an alternate, safe sleeping environment for their child, such as a play yard, bassinet or toddler bed, depending on the child's age.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact ducduc at (212) 226-1868 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, or visit the firm's website at

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