WASHINGTON, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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.
Name of product: Rockland Furniture round cribs
Hazard: The crib's drop-side rails can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail. When this happens, the drop-side rail can fall out of position and create a space where an infant or toddler can become wedged or entrapped, posing a risk of strangulation or suffocation. A child can also fall out of the crib. In addition, drop-side related incidents can also occur due to incorrect assembly and with age-related wear and tear.
Consumer Contact: Rockland Furniture toll-free at (877) 967-5770 anytime, or visit the firm's website at www.rocklandimmobilizationkit.com, then click on "Round Crib Recall" for more information.
To see photos of the recalled product, go to http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Nan-Far-Woodworking-Recalls-Rockland-Furniture-Round-Cribs/
Units: About 3,900
Description: This recall involves Rockland Furniture round cribs with model number 343-8314. The model number is printed on a label located on the inner-lower portion of the crib rail. The cribs are 44 1/2 inches in diameter and were sold in white, ebony and cherry finishes.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cribs and contact Rockland Furniture for a free repair kit that will immobilize the drop-side rail. Until the crib is repaired, consumers should find an alternate, safe sleep environment for the child such as a bassinet, play yard or toddler bed, depending on the child's age.
Sold exclusively at: jcpenney stores and online at jcpenney.com from January 2005 to December 2008 for about $400.
Importer: J.C. Penney Purchasing Corp., of Plano, Texas
Manufacturer: Nan Far Woodworking, of Taiwan
Manufactured in: Taiwan
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.
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.
CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
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We are 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.
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission