Jardine Cribs Sold by Babies"R"Us Recalled Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Originally issued June 24, 2008
Last revised January 27, 2011
Release #08-312
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 646-4106
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
This recall was expanded in January and April, 2009.

 

Note: The remedy section has been modified.

Jardine Cribs Sold by Babies"R"Us Recalled Due to Entrapment and Strangulation 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: Jardine Cribs

Units: About 320,000

Manufacturer: Jardine Enterprises, of Taipei, Taiwan

Hazard: The wooden crib slats and spindles can break, creating a gap, which can pose an entrapment and strangulation hazard to infants.

Incidents/Injuries: There have been 42 incidents of crib slats and spindles breaking. Four children became entrapped in the space created by a broken slat or spindle. Two of the children had abrasions and bruising.

Description: Jardine wooden cribs in various styles and finishes, as listed below, are included in this recall.

Model #DescriptionFirst Sold
BC-23 Drop Side Blue Spindle Crib 8/2004
BC-36B Drop Side Light Blue Spindle Crib 8/2005
BC-36G Drop Side Sage Spindle Crib 7/2005
BC-36P Drop Side Pink Spindle Crib 7/2005
BC-007 Hilton Drop Side Cherry Single Crib 1/2002
BC-010 Windsor Drop Side Cherry Flat Panel Crib 1/2002
BC-010C Windsor Drop Side Cherry Flat Panel Crib 11/2003
BC-010HP Windsor Drop Side Oak/Honey Pine Crib 11/2003
BC-010W Hilton Drop Side White Full Panel Crib 7/2002
BC-017 Windsor Drop Side Dark Pine Single Crib 1/2002
BC-107C Hilton Drop Side Cherry Single Crib 3/2005
BC-107CR Windsor Cherry Single Sleigh Crib 4/2007
BC-110C Berkley Drop Side Cherry Flat Panel Single Crib 3/2005
BC-110HP Windsor Drop Side Honey Pine/Honey Single Crib 3/2005
BC-110W Berkley Drop Side White Flat Panel Single Crib 3/2005
DA617BC Wicker 3-in-1 White Crib 1/2002
DA620BC Haven 3-in-1 Oak/Dark Pine Crib 5/2002
DA770BC 4-in-1 White Convertible Crib 1/2004
DV730N Natural Lifetime Crib 9/2003
DV730W White Lifetime Crib 8/2003
DV830-N Natural Lifetime Crib 11/2004
DV830-W White Lifetime Crib 11/2004
0113B00 Drop Side Natural Spindle Crib 7/2006
0113K00 Drop Side Mahogany Spindle Crib 6/2006
0303B00 Berkley Natural Lifetime Crib 9/2005
0303C00 Berkley White Lifetime Crib 8/2005
0303G00 Berkley Cherry Lifetime Crib 5/2005
0309K00 Positano Mahogany Lifetime Crib 4/2006

 

The model number is printed on the inside of the bottom rail of the headboard or footboard.

Sold at: KidsWorld, Geoffrey Stores, Toys "R" Us, and Babies "R" Us stores nationwide, and at babiesrus.com, from January 2002 through May 2008 for between $150 and $300, with one model, 0309K00 Mahogany Positano Lifetime Crib, which sold for $450.

Manufactured in: China and Vietnam

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cribs and contact Jardine to receive a credit towards the purchase of a new Jardine crib.  In the meantime, parents are urged to find an alternative, safe sleep environment for the child, such as a bassinet, play yard or toddler bed depending on your child's age.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Jardine at (800) 646-4106 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET Saturday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.jardinecribrecall.com

Picture of Recalled Crib

Picture of Recalled Crib

Picture of Recalled Crib