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Recall: Kolcraft Tender Vibes & Light Vibes bassinets

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On 2012-05-09, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Kolcraft Tender Vibes & Light Vibes bassinets due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2008 for about $50 to $100.

About 50,000 units are involved in this Kolcraft bassinet recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 1st recall of products in the Bassinets category in 2012.

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Kolcraft Tender Vibes & Light Vibes bassinets
Image of Recalled KB021-ARC- Tender Vibes Travel Bassinet (lime green cover) 819327
Image of Recalled KB022-VER- Tender  Vibes Travel Bassinet 899310
Image of Recalled KB039-CMR1- Tender Vibes Deluxe Rocking Bassinet (polka dot cover) 469931
Image of Recalled KB043-BNT1- Light Vibes Deluxe Rocking Bassinet 788639
Image of Recalled To identify model/item # see label located on one of the metal legs - location shown 190578
Image of Recalled Repair kit includes 2 straps for latches 860792
Note: The recalling company may not have provided images for every model. Please review the detailed description below.

Company Contact Information:

Website: www.kolcraft.com
Phone: (888) 624-1908

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What is the problem?

The latches that attach the bassinet base onto the metal frame can appear to be locked in place but still remain unlocked. This allows the bassinet to become detached from the metal frame, causing the bassinet to fall and the infant to be injured.

Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.

How can I tell if I own this product?

This recall includes Kolcraft Tender Vibes bassinets with model numbers KB021-ARC, KB022-VER, KB039-CMR1 and Light Vibes bassinet with model number KB043-BNT1. A label with the model/item number of the bassinet is located on one of the legs of the metal frame. The recalled bassinets were manufactured from July 2008 through May 2010. The words "Kolcraft Tender Vibes" or "Kolcraft Light Vibes" is located on the removable music box which is attached to the side of the bassinet.

The Kolcraft models/items involved:
- KB021-ARC- Tender Vibes Travel Bassinet (lime green cover)
- KB022-VER- Tender Vibes Travel Bassinet
- KB039-CMR1- Tender Vibes Deluxe Rocking Bassinet (polka dot cover)
- KB043-BNT1- Light Vibes Deluxe Rocking Bassinet

These items were sold new+ at Mass market and independent juvenile specialty stores nationwide and online from July 2008 through May 2012 for between about $50 and $100.

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 bassinets and contact the firm by phone or on-line to receive a repair kit and instructions for securing the latches to the metal frame. In the meantime, parents are urged to find an alternate, safe sleeping environment for the child, such as a crib that meets current safety standards or play yard depending on the child's age.

For additional information, contact Kolcraft toll-free at (888) 624-1908 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.kolcraft.com

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

CPSC and Kolcraft have received seven reports of latches that detached from the bassinet frame. One infant received a bruised cheek when the bassinet detached from the metal frame and landed sideways on the floor with the infant inside.

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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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