Updated Recall: Jardine Cribs
On 2013-01-09, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published an updated recall regarding Jardine Cribs due to a potential strangulation and entrapment hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2005 for about $220.00 to $330.00. It was originally recalled on 2009-04-30.
Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 80 similar recalls,
involving about 12 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 646-4106
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What is the problem?
The wooden crib slats can break, creating a gap, which can pose an entrapment and strangulation hazard to infants and toddlers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves 7 models of Jardine wooden cribs with the date codes identified below. Cribs with other date codes are not affected by this recall. The date code and model number are printed on the label located on the inside of the bottom rail of the headboard or footboard.
These items were sold new+ at KidsWorld, Geoffrey Stores, Toys 'R' Us, and Babies 'R' Us stores nationwide, and at babiesrus.com, from September 2005 through April 2009 for between $220 and $330.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
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.
UPDATE 01/09/2013: The remedy section has been modified.
For additional information, contact Jardine at (800)646-4106 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at http://www.jardinecribrecall.com/
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
CPSC has received 31 incident reports of slats breaking, including two reports of children becoming entrapped in the gap created by the broken slat on the crib models identified below. In 10 of these incidents, consumers reported that their child broke the slat while in the crib. There was one report of minor injuries (bumps and abrasions.)
+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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