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LaJobi Recalls Glider Rockers Due to Fall Hazard

Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission:

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Recall Summary

Name of product: Graco®-branded Avalon Glider Rockers with Ottoman and Complete Nursery Solution (CNS) Box 2 / Katelyn Nursery Solution Glider Rockers

Hazard: The base of the glider rocker can crack or break, posing a fall hazard.

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the glider rockers and contact LaJobi to receive a free replacement base for the glider rocker.

Consumer Contact: 
LaJobi toll free at (888) 266-2848 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or website at www.lajobi.com and click on Recalls for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 33,000 Avalon rockers and 5,600 CNS Box 2 / Katelyn glider rockers

Description: This recall involves two models of wooden glider rockers: Graco-branded Avalon and CNS Box 2/ Katelyn Nursery Solution Glider. Both products were sold in classic cherry, classic white and espresso wood finishes with sandstone colored fabric covered seats. The Avalon model comes with an ottoman. Only the rockers are affected by the recall. The Graco logo, products' item numbers, name and the place of manufacture are printed on the label located underneath the front part of the seat.

Glider

Model #

Wood Finish

Avalon

1062335-065

Espresso

Avalon

1062335-071

Espresso

Avalon

1062381-065

Classic White

Avalon

1062381-071

Classic White

Avalon

1062384-065

Classic Cherry

Avalon

1062384-071

Classic Cherry

Avalon

5827914

Classic Cherry

Avalon

8529752

Classic White

Avalon

9382976

Espresso

CNS/Katelyn

7822758

Classic Cherry

CNS/Katelyn

6858104

Classic White

CNS/Katelyn

8971382

Espresso

Incidents/Injuries: CPSC and the firm have received 26 reports of the Avalon glider rockers breaking.  In one incident, the occupant fell to the ground and sustained a minor injury. CPSC and the firm have received two reports of the CNS Box 2 glider rocker breaking with no injuries.

Sold at: The Avalon model was sold at Burlington and other mass retail stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Target.com and Walmart.com from December 2009 to October 2012 for about $170. The CNS Box 2 / Katelyn model was sold exclusively online at Walmart.com from November 2011 to October 2012 for about $135.

Importer: LaJobi, Inc., of Cranbury, N.J.
Manufactured in:
China and Vietnam
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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.

Media Contact
Please use the numbers below for all media requests:
Phone: (301) 504-7908
Spanish: (301) 504-7800

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Use this toll-free number for any questions about a recall:

(800) 638-2772, (TTY) 301 595-7054 for hearing impaired
Times: 8 a.m.5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime.
Hotline can be used to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

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.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, go online to: SaferProducts.gov, call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing and speech impaired. Consumers can obtain this news release and product safety information at www.cpsc.gov.  To join a free e-mail subscription list, please go to www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx.

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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