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Pottery Barn Kids Recalls Sweet Lambie Crib Bumpers Due to Entanglement Hazard

  • Sweet Lambie Bumper, model 7988348 with the ivory side showing.
  • Sweet Lambie Bumper, model 7988348 with the oatmeal side showing.
  • Location of the manufacture date code.
  • Location of the model number on the Sweet Lambie Bumper.
Name of Product:
Sweet Lambie Crib Bumper
Hazard:
The thread in the decorative stitching on the bumper can loosen, posing an entanglement hazard to infants.
Remedy:
Refund
Replace
Recall Date:
May 29, 2013
Units:
About 12,000
Consumer Contact

Pottery Barn Kids; toll-free at (855) 323-5138, from 7 a.m. to midnight ET daily, or online at www.potterybarnkids.com and click on Safety Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Pottery Barn Kids Sweet Lambie Bumpers manufactured from April 2009 through July 2012. The cotton bumpers are padded and fit standard cribs. Lambs in grass and lambs with trees are embroidered on the interior and exterior of the bumpers. They were available in the colors pink, blue and ivory/oatmeal. Model number "708859," "708917" or "7988348" and "Sweet Lambie Bumper" appear on a tag fastened to the bottom edge of the bumpers. The date of manufacture in MM/YYYY format is printed on a tag attached to the bumper near the model number tag.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately check the tag on the bumper for the month and year of manufacture and stop using the bumper if the date is 04/2009 through 07/2012. Consumers with recalled bumpers should contact Pottery Barn Kids for instructions on how to return the bumpers to receive a gift card in the amount of a full refund or a replacement bumper and to receive free return shipping for recalled bumpers.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received two reports of the decorative stitching coming loose and entangling children, including reports of the thread wrapping around a child's neck. No serious injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Pottery Barn Kids stores and catalogs and Pottery Barn Outlet stores nationwide, and online at potterybarnkids.com from April 2009 through July 2012 for between $129 and $149.

Importer:

Pottery Barn Kids, a division of Williams-Sonoma Inc., of San Francisco

Importer

Pottery Barn Kids, a division of Williams-Sonoma Inc., of San Francisco

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-204
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