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Recall: Graco Toddler Bed

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On 2005-03-22, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Graco Toddler Bed due to a potential entrapment hazard. This product sold new beginning in February 1994 for about $50.00 to $70.00.

About 1 million units are involved in this Graco toddler bed recall. Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 3rd recall of products in the Cribs & Toddler Beds category in 2005. Since 2005, there have been approximately 70 similar recalls, involving about 12 million product units.

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Company Contact Information:

Phone: (800)837-4404

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What is the problem?

A child's arm, leg or foot can become entrapped between the slats in the guard rails or footboard. This can result in broken bones, sprains and other injuries to young children.

Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported.

Special note regarding all cribs: New safety standards for cribs went into effect on June 28, 2011. In addition to a ban on the traditional drop-side, there are new requirements for stronger slats, hardware and mattress supports, as well as new rules for more rigorous testing. Although older cribs were not automatically recalled, it is now illegal to sell cribs that do not comply with the new laws. Furthermore, consumers should not plan to give away or donate cribs purchased before June 28 , 2011 unless they have actual knowledge (such as a letter or certificate from the manufacturer) that the crib complies with the new laws. For more information, please visit our blog post with FAQs about cribs.

How can I tell if I own this product?

The recalled Graco toddler beds are white plastic and steel with openings between the slats in the guard rails and footboard. The beds were sold under the names Cozy Toddler Bed, Glow-in-the-Dark Toddler Bed, and Classic Toddler Bed. There is a label on the guard rail or leg containing one of the following model numbers: 8801, 8801WR, 8821, 8824, 8828, 8833, 30066, 34434 and 11030, a serial number, and the manufacturer's address. Model 8828's headboard has a blue sky with a yellow moon and stars. Model 8801WR has red legs. Graco is printed on all of the beds' footboards.

These items were sold new+ at Discount, department and juvenile product stores nationwide from February 1994 through March 2001 for between $50 and $70.

What should I do if I own this recalled product?

First, stop using the item.

Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.

The CPSC provides the following remedy information:

Consumers should remove the guard rails from the recalled Graco toddler beds immediately and call the firm to receive a free retrofit kit. The kit includes custom designed mesh coverings that must be attached to the guard rails and footboard to prevent entrapment. The mesh coverings will be available in 6 to 8 weeks.

Graco at (800)837-4404 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or log on to the firm's Web site at www.gracobaby.com.

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

Graco has received reports of 77 entrapments. This resulted in 13 broken arms and legs, 1 broken foot, a sprained ankle, and 54 other injuries including bruised, scratched, and swollen limbs.

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+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.

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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.