What is the problem?
The crib tents can present an entrapment and strangulation hazard to infants and toddlers if the dome portion inverts inside the crib, or if the product becomes partially detached from the crib.
Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recall includes various models of crib tents. Consumers can identify their tent by the 2"x 1½" label with Tots In Mind logo located on the non-mesh portion near the top of the tent.
No model names or numbers are located on the tents, however they can be identified by the pictures and the Tots in Mind logo on top of the tent:
- Original Cozy Crib Tent
- Cozy Crib Tent II
- Crib Tent for Convertible Cribs
Playard tents made by Tots in Mind have also been recalled.
Tots in Mind recalled play yard tents in July 2010 and offered a repair kit that is no longer available.
Information on where these items sold new+: The recalled products were sold at numerous retail stores including Bed Bath & Beyond/Buy Buy Baby, Burlington Coat Factory, Toys R Us/Babies R Us, Walmart and online on websites including Amazon.com, for between $60 and $85.
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:
CPSC staff urges parents and caregivers to stop using these crib tents immediately. Consumers should contact the store listed below where the crib tent was purchased to receive either a refund or store credit, depending on the retailer. If consumer is unsure of where the crib tent was purchased, see return policy for individual retailers on their website. Do not attempt to repair these products.
Since Tots in Mind, Inc. is out of business, retailers who sold these products have stepped up to offer refunds or store credit to consumers.
- Amazon.com [Amazon.com]
- Bed Bath & Beyond / Buy Buy Baby [bedbathandbeyond.com or buybuybaby.com or (800) GOBEYOND]
- Burlington Coat Factory [burlingtoncoatfactory.com or (888) 223-2628]
- Toys R Us/Babies R Us [toysrus.com or babiesrus.com or (800) 869-7787]
- Walmart [walmartstores.com or (800) 925-6278]
+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 in the CPSC recall announcement.
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What if I don't own this, but I own something similar?
It is possible that your item was included in a different recall, or will be recalled in the future. To find out, add your item to a free, private Items I Own account. Items I OwnTM will check your items against the past 13 years of CPSC recalls, then keep checking daily for new ones. Click "I Own a SIMILAR Item" to continue.
Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.