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. (To access color photos of the following recalled products, see CPSC's Web site at cpsc.gov
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 jardinecribrecall.com