Recall: Nap Nanny Infant Recliner, Baby Seat
On 2012-12-27, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Nap Nanny Infant Recliner, Baby Seat due to a potential substantial risk of injury and death hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2009 for about $130.
About 200,000 units are involved in this Baby Matters infant recliner recall. Instance(s) of deaths, injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Bounce Chairs & Sitters category in 2012.
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What is the problem?
CPSC is warning parents and caregivers that these baby recliners contain defects in the design, warnings and instructions, which pose a substantial risk of injury and death to infants.
Instance(s) of deaths, injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The Nap Nanny is a portable infant recliner designed for sleeping, resting and playing. The recliner includes a bucket seat shaped foam base and a fitted fabric cover with a three point harness. This recall includes the Nap Nanny Generations One and Two, and the Chill model infant recliners.
Certain models of the Nap Nanny were previously recalled. In addition, this recall has been expanded to include ALL Nap Nanny products, regardless of purchase location.
For more information on the events leading up to this recall, see: Key Events Leading the CPSC to Sue the Makers of Nap Nanny.
These items were sold new+ at Toy and children's retail stores nationwide and online, including at www.napnanny.com. All models were priced around $130. Five thousand Nap Nanny Generation One and 50,000 Generation Two models were sold between 2009 and early 2012 and have been discontinued. One hundred thousand Chill Models have been sold since January 2011.
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:
Four major retailers are announcing a voluntary recall to consumers who own Nap Nanny. At the request of the CPSC, these retailers have agreed to voluntarily participate because the manufacturer is unable or unwilling to participate in the recall.
Retailers currently participating include Amazon.com, Buy Buy Baby, Diapers.com and Toys R Us/Babies R Us. For more information, consumers should review the return policy of the individual retailer from which they purchased a Nap Nanny recliner.
If the product was purchased at one of the retailers below, see the link or call for instructions on returns:
Buy Buy Baby:
Toys R Us/Babies R Us:
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
At the time of the 2010 recall, CPSC was aware of one death that had occurred in a Nap Nanny recliner and 22 reports of infants hanging or falling out over the side of the Nap Nanny, even though most of the infants had been placed in the harness. Subsequently, despite the improvements to the warnings and instructions, additional deaths using the Nap Nanny recliners were reported, including one in a Chill model. Since the 2010 recall, CPSC has received an additional 70 reports of children nearly falling out of the product.
+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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