Dream On Me Recalls Children's Bed Rails Due to Suffocation and Strangulation Hazards
WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Dream On Me Bed Rails
Hazard: The bed rail can separate from the mattress allowing a child's body to become entrapped if it slips between the rail and the mattress. This poses suffocation and strangulation hazards to children.
Consumer Contact: Dream On Me; toll-free at (877) 201-4317 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.dreamonme.com and click on "Recalls" for more information.
To view photos for this recall go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13060.html?tab=recalls
Units: About 900
Description: This recall involves Dream On Me Bed Rails. The bed rails are used to keep young children from falling out of bed. They have a white metal frame covered by blue or pink mesh fabric and metal arms that extend about 1½ feet under the mattress. The bed rails measure 17 inches high x 41 inches long. "Dream on Me" is printed on the top rail.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the bed rails immediately and contact Dream On Me for a refund.
Sold at: Small independent stores and online at amazon.com and wayfair.com from September 2011 through May 2012 for between $15 and $30.
Importer: Dream On Me Inc., of South Plainfield, N.J.
Manufactured in: China
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.
CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products—such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals—contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.
Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.
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