Note: Telephone Number Change.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Firm's Telephone Number: (516) 481-1500
Jnuary 6, 2005
Release # 05-079
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: Cribs
Units: About 7,700
Manufacturer: Orbelle Trade Inc., of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Hazard: The Amber model crib included in this recall does not comply with crib safety standards due to a gap between the side rail and the crib mattress support, posing an entrapment hazard to infants. All other model cribs included in this recall do not have proper assembly instructions and diagrams required for cribs. They are also missing cautionary and warning labels as required by federal law. If the cribs are not assembled properly they could pose an entrapment hazard to infants.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The cribs included in this recall are the Daniella, Leeat, Noa, Naomi, Gabriella, Amber and Series 300 model cribs. The cribs are wood and come in a variety of painted and stained finishes including natural, cherry, blonde, or white wood. Some of the cribs have built-in storage drawers on the side of the crib or underneath the crib. The crib model name may be printed on the lower part of the headboard of each crib and the manufacturer name is printed on each set of crib warnings when provided.
Sold at: Juvenile furniture stores in New York and New Jersey from January 2003 through August 2004 for between $135 and $335.
Manufactured in: Romania
Remedy: If you own the Amber model crib, contact the firm to schedule an in-home repair or request a replacement crib. For all other model cribs, contact the firm to receive new assembly instructions and warning labels.
Consumer Contact: Orbelle Trade Inc. at (516) 481-1500 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.orbelle.com
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to help ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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