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Expansion of second recall for Jardine brand cribs

Posted May 08 2009 10:31pm

Jardine cribs recalls
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has received 31 incident reports of slats breaking, including two reports of children becoming entrapped in the gap created by the broken slat on the crib models identified below. In 10 of these incidents, consumers reported that their child broke the slat while in the crib. There was one report of minor injuries (bumps and abrasions).

This current recall affects 96,000 cribs from Taiwan-based Jardine crib maker that were sold at KidsWorld, Geoffrey Stores, Toys “R” Us, and Babies “R” Us stores nationwide, and at, from September 2005 through April 2009.

Prior to this recall, Jardine had a similar recall in 2008 affecting 320,000 for similar defects to over a dozen models of cribs and an expansion of this initial recall in 2009 to include an additional three models. Everyone of these recalls has been a byproduct of injuries. It is safe to say, if you have a Jardine brand crib made after 2002, it would be prudent to check them for any type of structural deficiencies, especially the slats.

Sited Articles:

CPSC Press Release | Jardine Announces Second Recall Expansion of Cribs…
CPSC Press Release | Jardine Cribs Sold by Babies”R”Us Recalled Due to…
CPSC Press Release | Jardine Expands Recall of Cribs Sold by…

Other recent crib recalls:
Simplicity play yard recalled
Additional recalls for Simplicity and Infantino baby products

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