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Bassettbaby Drop-Side Cribs Recalled Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazard

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Recall Date:
February 14, 2008

Recall Details

February 14, 2008
Alert #08-544
 

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. 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: Wendy Bellissimo Hidden Hills Collection Drop-Side Cribs

Units: 18

Importer: Bassettbaby, of Bassett, Va.

Hazard: Spindles on the drop-side of the crib could loosen creating a gap that poses an entrapment and strangulation hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Bassettbaby has received three reports of spindles coming loose. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves a full-size, drop-side crib from the Wendy Bellissimo Hidden Hills collection, model number 5446-0504. The model number is located on the bottom rail of the headboard. The crib was sold in a Navajo Pine finish. No other models are included in this recall.

Sold at: Babies "R" Us stores nationwide from November 2007 through January 2008 for about $400.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the crib immediately and contact Bassettbaby for a free replacement or a full refund. The firm has contacted consumers directly.

Consumer Contact:For additional information, contact Bassettbaby toll-free at (800) 308-7485 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.bassettbaby.com

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