|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE |
June 24, 2008
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 646-4106
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 #||Description||First Sold|
|BC-23||Drop Side Blue Spindle Crib||8/2004|
|BC-36B||Drop Side Light Blue Spindle Crib||8/2005|
|BC-36G||Drop Side Sage Spindle Crib||7/2005|
|BC-36P||Drop Side Pink Spindle Crib||7/2005|
|BC-007||Hilton Drop Side Cherry Single Crib||1/2002|
|BC-010||Windsor Drop Side Cherry Flat Panel Crib||1/2002|
|BC-010C||Windsor Drop Side Cherry Flat Panel Crib||11/2003|
|BC-010HP||Windsor Drop Side Oak/Honey Pine Crib||11/2003|
|BC-010W||Hilton Drop Side White Full Panel Crib||7/2002|
|BC-017||Windsor Drop Side Dark Pine Single Crib||1/2002|
|BC-107C||Hilton Drop Side Cherry Single Crib||3/2005|
|BC-107CR||Windsor Cherry Single Sleigh Crib||4/2007|
|BC-110C||Berkley Drop Side Cherry Flat Panel Single Crib||3/2005|
|BC-110HP||Windsor Drop Side Honey Pine/Honey Single Crib||3/2005|
|BC-110W||Berkley Drop Side White Flat Panel Single Crib||3/2005|
|DA617BC||Wicker 3-in-1 White Crib||1/2002|
|DA620BC||Haven 3-in-1 Oak/Dark Pine Crib||5/2002|
|DA770BC||4-in-1 White Convertible Crib||1/2004|
|DV730N||Natural Lifetime Crib||9/2003|
|DV730W||White Lifetime Crib||8/2003|
|DV830-N||Natural Lifetime Crib||11/2004|
|DV830-W||White Lifetime Crib||11/2004|
|0113B00||Drop Side Natural Spindle Crib||7/2006|
|0113K00||Drop Side Mahogany Spindle Crib||6/2006|
|0303B00||Berkley Natural Lifetime Crib||9/2005|
|0303C00||Berkley White Lifetime Crib||8/2005|
|0303G00||Berkley Cherry Lifetime Crib||5/2005|
|0309K00||Positano Mahogany Lifetime Crib||4/2006|
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