Skip Hop Recalls Crib Mobiles Due to Injury Hazard

16 Dec, 2015, 11:30 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Skip-Hop-Recalls-Crib-Mobiles/ 

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Skip Hop crib mobiles

Hazard: The strap attaching the product to the crib rail can break, posing an injury hazard if the product falls on the infant in the crib. 

Remedy: Replace

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mobiles and contact the firm for instructions on receiving a $75 coupon towards the purchase of a new Skip Hop product.

Consumer Contact: Skip Hop toll-free at 877-475-4746 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email at customerservice@skiphop.com or online at www.skiphop.com and click on "Safety Notices" at the bottom of the page under "Customer Care" for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 3,500 (an additional 850 were sold in Canada)

Description: This recall includes the Skip Hop Moonlight & Melodies projection crib mobiles. The mobile has a white plastic arm that attaches to the side of a crib with four blinking, glowing leaves with stuffed animal attachments. The mobile also has a projector on the top of the mobile that projects stars on the ceiling and plays eight nursery lullabies. The dangling stuffed animals on the mobile include a yellow and gray giraffe, a green turtle with a gray and white polka-dot shell, a brown and tan monkey and a gray and white striped owl. The mobiles measure 17.5 inches long by 14 inches wide by 22 inches tall. SKIP HOP and the model number 185509 are printed on the back of the mobile base.    

Incidents/Injuries: Skip Hop has received 8 reports of the strap attaching the mobile to the crib breaking. No injuries have been reported.  

Sold at: Babies R Us, Buy Buy Baby and other independent juvenile specialty stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and skiphop.com from July 2015 to November 2015 for about $65.

Importer: Skip Hop Inc., of New York, N.Y.

Manufactured in: China

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/56338r-eng.php

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