Note: Firm Phone Number Change.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 24, 2004

 

Release # 04-087


WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. 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: Legacy Cribs

Units: 3,500

Manufacturer: Child Craft Industries, of Salem, Ind.

Hazard: The slats on the drop side rail can loosen and detach. When this happens, the space created by the gaps can allow a baby to become entangled, strangle or fall.

Incidents/Injuries: There have been 12 reports of the slats on the drop side rail completely detaching. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled Legacy cribs include model numbers 16741, 21021, 23111 and 28721. The model numbers are printed on the bottom rail of the head or foot board. The full-size cribs were made from ash and maple woods, and sold in a variety of colors. All carry the Legacy Brand label.

Sold at: Juvenile furniture stores nationwide from March 2002 through January 2004 for between $399 and $549.

Manufactured in: China between March 2002 and March 2003.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the cribs and contact Child Craft to receive a replacement drop side rail.

Consumer Contact: Call Child Craft toll-free at (877) 716-2757 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Email Child Craft at service@childcraftindustries.com or visit the firm's Web site at www.childcraftindustries.com

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