Recall: Matelass Crib Bumpers
On 2007-07-24, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Matelass Crib Bumpers due to a potential entrapment hazard. This product sold new beginning in February 2003 for about $90.00.
About 30,000 units are involved in this Pottery Barn / PB Kids / PB Teen crib bumper recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Cushions, Pillows & Bedding category in 2007.
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What is the problem?
The decorative stitching on the bumper's edge can come loose, posing an entanglement hazard to young children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves the Diamond Matelass, Floral Matelass and Polka Dot Matelass crib bumpers made of 100% cotton. The Diamond Matelass bumpers are white and have decorative thread in pink, blue, green, yellow or chocolate stitched along the scalloped edge. The Polka Dot and Floral bumpers come in assorted colors with matching decorative stitching. A label on the bumper reads pottery barn kids".
These items were sold new+ at Pottery Barn Kids stores nationwide, its catalog, and online stores from February 2003 through June 2007 for about $90.
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 stop using the bumpers immediately and remove any exposed stitching, or contact Pottery Barn Kids for a refund.
For additional information, call Pottery Barn Kids toll-free at (877)800-9720 between 7 a.m. and 12 a.m. ET daily or visit the company's website at www.potterybarnkids.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Pottery Barn Kids has received two reports of incidents involving the decorative stitching coming loose. No injuries have been reported.
+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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