Recall: ducduc Fixed-side cribs
On 2011-04-26, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding ducduc Fixed-side cribs due to a potential fall and entrapment hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2009 for about $1500 to $1800.
About 300 units are involved in this ducduc crib recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Cribs & Toddler Beds category in 2011.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 80 similar recalls,
involving about 12 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (212) 226-1868
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What is the problem?
The bottom rails on the crib sides can separate from the sides when the mattress is in the lowest position, causing the spindles to separate and the mattress to drop. This poses fall and entrapment hazards for young children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall includes ducduc fixed-side cribs with the model names and item codes ending in 2009, 2010 and 2011 listed below. The name"ducduc" and the item code can be found on a label located on the mattress panel.
|"X" is the month of manufacture (1 through 12)|
These items were sold new+ at ducduc New York showroom, online at www.ducducnyc.com, at specialty stores and through interior designers nationwide from January 2009 through February 2011 for between $1,500 and $1,800.
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:
Consumers should stop using these cribs immediately if the mattress is in the lowest position. Consumers should contact ducduc, if the company has not already contacted them, for a free repair kit which includes new crib sides. Ducduc is contacting each customer directly. In the meantime, parents are urged to find an alternate, safe sleeping environment for their child, such as a play yard, bassinet or toddler bed, depending on the child's age.
For additional information, contact ducduc at (212)226-1868 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, or visit the firm's website at www.ducducnyc.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The manufacturer has received five reports of separated rails. No injuries were 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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