CPSC, Stokke Announce Recall of Sleepi Crib Foam Mattresses Due to Entrapment Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 23, 2007
Release #07-286

Firm's Contact: (877) 978-6553
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

CPSC, Stokke Announce Recall of Sleepi Crib Foam Mattresses Due to Entrapment 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: Sleepi Crib Foam Mattresses

Units: About 1,000

Manufacturer: Stokke, of Kennesaw, Ga.

Hazard: The crib mattresses are not properly sized, creating a gap, posing an entrapment hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: Only oval shaped Sleepi cribs with foam mattresses sold under the following model numbers are the subject of this recall: 660321, 660320, 660301,660305, 660318, 652268, 652269, 652246, 652247 and 652248. The cribs were sold in a variety of colors, including white, walnut, natural, cherry and whitewash. The model number can be found on the packaging and underside of the crib.

Sold at: Juvenile product retailers nationwide and via the Internet from September 2006 through March 2007 for between $750 and $850.

Manufactured in: Italy

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the cribs immediately and contact Stokke LLC to receive a free replacement mattress.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Stokke toll-free at (877) 978-6553 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.stokkeusa.com

Picture of recalled Sleepi Crib Foam MattressPicture of recalled Sleepi Crib