Cribs recalled after four children trapped
Jardine cribs recalled due to entrapment and strangulation hazard
The following press release was issued by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on Tuesday:
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.
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.
Model #/ Description/ First Sold
BC-23 Drop Side Blue Spindle Crib8/2004
BC-36B Drop Side Light Blue Spindle Crib8/2005
BC-36G Drop Side Sage Spindle Crib7/2005
BC-36P Drop Side Pink Spindle Crib7/2005
BC-007 Hilton Drop Side Cherry Single Crib1/2002
BC-010 Windsor Drop Side Cherry Flat Panel Crib1/2002
BC-010C Windsor Drop Side Cherry Flat Panel Crib11/2003
BC-010HP Windsor Drop Side Oak/Honey Pine Crib11/2003
BC-010W Hilton Drop Side White Full Panel Crib7/2002
BC-017 Windsor Drop Side Dark Pine Single Crib1/2002
BC-107C Hilton Drop Side Cherry Single Crib 3/2005
BC-107CR Windsor Cherry Single Sleigh Crib4/2007
BC-110C Berkley Drop Side Cherry Flat Panel Single Crib3/2005
BC-110HP Windsor Drop Side Honey Pine/Honey Single Crib3/2005
BC-110W Berkley Drop Side White Flat Panel Single Crib3/2005
DA617BC Wicker 3-in-1 White Crib1/2002
DA620BC Haven 3-in-1 Oak/Dark Pine Crib5/2002
DA770BC 4-in-1 White Convertible Crib1/2004
DV730N Natural Lifetime Crib9/2003DV730WWhite Lifetime Crib8/2003
DV830-N Natural Lifetime Crib11/2004DV830-WWhite Lifetime Crib11/2004
0113B00 Drop Side Natural Spindle Crib7/2006
0113K00 Drop Side Mahogany Spindle Crib6/2006
0303B00 Berkley Natural Lifetime Crib9/2005
0303C00 Berkley White Lifetime Crib8/2005
0303G00 Berkley Cherry Lifetime Crib5/2005
0309K00 Positano Mahogany Lifetime Crib4/2006
The model number is printed on the inside of the bottom rail of the headboard or footboard.
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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