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Archive for February 17th, 2011

CRIB RECALL

Another retailer, IKEA, has recalled baby cribs.

“IKEA has recalled 20,000 SNIGLAR cribs. The four bolts that support the crib mattress may not be long enough, which could allow the mattress to collapse through the crib frame. This creates an entrapment and suffocation risk to the child.

Plus: Read about the ban on drop-side cribs

The cribs were sold at nationwide IKEA stores from October 2005 through June 2010 for about $80.

via IKEA Crib Recall – Baby Crib Recall – Parenting.com.”

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Baby Bassinet Recall

Yet another recall surrounding children’s products. Bassinets are being recalled this time.

Here are the links to what, where, and how to fix these bassinets if you or someone you knows owns one of these items.

“WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Bassinets

Units: About 500,000

Manufacturer: Burlington Basket Company, of Burlington, Iowa

via Bassinets Recalled by Burlington Basket Company Due to Fall Hazard; New Instructions and Warning Labels to be Provided to Consumers.

The Burlington, Iowa-based company is not offering to take back the bassinets, but is instead giving consumers free repair kits to show exactly how to install the support rails. Consumers should check to make sure their bassinet has the support rails properly locked in place.

via¬†CBC News – Consumer Life – Baby bassinets recalled for collapse risk.”

 

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