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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Jardine Cribs Sold by Babies"R"Us, KidsWorld, Geoffrey Stores, Toys “R” Us, Recalled Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazard.




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 24, 2008
Release #08-312

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 646-4106
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Jardine Cribs Sold by Babies"R"Us Recalled Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazard

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.

Name of Product: Jardine Cribs

Units: About 320,000

Manufacturer: Jardine Enterprises, of Taipei, Taiwan

Hazard: The wooden crib slats and spindles can break, creating a gap, which can pose an entrapment and strangulation hazard to infants.

Incidents/Injuries: There have been 42 incidents of crib slats and spindles breaking. Four children became entrapped in the space created by a broken slat or spindle. Two of the children had abrasions and bruising.

Description: Jardine wooden cribs in various styles and finishes, as listed below, are included in this recall.

Model #DescriptionFirst Sold
BC-23Drop Side Blue Spindle Crib8/2004
BC-36BDrop Side Light Blue Spindle Crib8/2005
BC-36GDrop Side Sage Spindle Crib7/2005
BC-36PDrop Side Pink Spindle Crib7/2005
BC-007Hilton Drop Side Cherry Single Crib1/2002
BC-010Windsor Drop Side Cherry Flat Panel Crib1/2002
BC-010CWindsor Drop Side Cherry Flat Panel Crib11/2003
BC-010HPWindsor Drop Side Oak/Honey Pine Crib11/2003
BC-010WHilton Drop Side White Full Panel Crib7/2002
BC-017Windsor Drop Side Dark Pine Single Crib1/2002
BC-107CHilton Drop Side Cherry Single Crib 3/2005
BC-107CRWindsor Cherry Single Sleigh Crib4/2007
BC-110CBerkley Drop Side Cherry Flat Panel Single Crib3/2005
BC-110HPWindsor Drop Side Honey Pine/Honey Single Crib3/2005
BC-110WBerkley Drop Side White Flat Panel Single Crib3/2005
DA617BCWicker 3-in-1 White Crib1/2002
DA620BCHaven 3-in-1 Oak/Dark Pine Crib5/2002
DA770BC4-in-1 White Convertible Crib1/2004
DV730NNatural Lifetime Crib9/2003
DV730WWhite Lifetime Crib8/2003
DV830-NNatural Lifetime Crib11/2004
DV830-WWhite Lifetime Crib11/2004
0113B00Drop Side Natural Spindle Crib7/2006
0113K00Drop Side Mahogany Spindle Crib6/2006
0303B00Berkley Natural Lifetime Crib9/2005
0303C00Berkley White Lifetime Crib8/2005
0303G00Berkley Cherry Lifetime Crib5/2005
0309K00Positano Mahogany Lifetime Crib4/2006

The model number is printed on the inside of the bottom rail of the headboard or footboard.

Sold at: KidsWorld, Geoffrey Stores, Toys “R” Us, and Babies “R” Us stores nationwide, and at babiesrus.com, from January 2002 through May 2008 for between $150 and $300, with one model, 0309K00 Mahogany Positano Lifetime Crib, which sold for $450.

Manufactured in: China and Vietnam

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cribs and contact Jardine to receive a full credit toward the purchase of a new crib.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Jardine at (800) 646-4106 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET Saturday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.jardinecribrecall.com

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