Updated Recall: Jardine Cribs
On 2013-01-10, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published an updated recall regarding Jardine Cribs due to a potential entrapment hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2002 for about $150.00 to $450.00. It was originally recalled on 2008-06-24.
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.
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What is the problem?
The wooden crib slats and spindles can break, creating a gap, which can pose an entrapment and strangulation hazard to infants.
How can I tell if I own this product?
Jardine wooden cribs in various styles and finishes, as listed below, are included in this recall.
Information on where these items sold new+: 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.
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 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 01/10/2013: 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 and between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET Saturday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.jardinecribrecall.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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.
+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.