October 12, 2006
Alert #07-502


Scandinavian Child Recalls Cariboo™ Baby Changing Tables Due to Fall Hazard

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.

Names of Products: Cariboo™ Folding Changing Tables and Cariboo™ Bassinet Changers

Units: About 90 Folding Changing Tables and about 40 Bassinet Changers

Importer/Distributor: Scandinavian Child, of Raleigh, N.C.

Hazard: If the zipper is misaligned, it can come apart and allow the cloth surface to separate, posing a fall hazard to the baby.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of the zipper coming apart. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The frame of the folding changing table is made of wood with two folding legs and has a cream colored changing table cloth surface with zippers and side pockets. The product also has a bottom shelf cloth with Velcro strips. The frame of the bassinet changer is made of wood and has a cream colored changing table cloth surface with zippers that attaches to the top rails.

Sold at: Retailers nationwide and on several online merchants from September 2005 through September 2006 for about $260 and $120 respectively.

Manufactured in: New Zealand.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the changing tables immediately and contact Scandinavian Child to receive a replacement product. Scandinavian Child will notify all known purchasers.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, consumers should contact Scandinavian Child toll-free at (888) 353-2229 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday ET or log onto the company's Web site at www.SCIchild.com

Picture of Recalled Cariboo Bassinet Changer

Cariboo Folding Changing Table

Picture of Recalled Cariboo Bassinet Changer