WASHINGTON, May 29, 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: Sweet Lambie Crib Bumper
Hazard: The thread in the decorative stitching on the bumper can loosen, posing an entanglement hazard to infants.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately check the tag on the bumper for the month and year of manufacture and stop using the bumper if the date is 04/2009 through 07/2012. Consumers with recalled bumpers should contact Pottery Barn Kids for instructions on how to return the bumpers to receive a gift card in the amount of a full refund or a replacement bumper and to receive free return shipping for recalled bumpers.
Consumer Contact: Pottery Barn Kids; toll-free at (855) 323-5138, from 7 a.m. to midnight ET daily, or online at www.potterybarnkids.com and click on Safety Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.
Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Pottery-Barn-Kids-Recalls-Sweet-Lambie-Bumpers/
Units: About 12,000
Description: This recall involves Pottery Barn Kids Sweet Lambie Bumpers manufactured from April 2009 through July 2012. The cotton bumpers are padded and fit standard cribs. Lambs in grass and lambs with trees are embroidered on the interior and exterior of the bumpers. They were available in the colors pink, blue and ivory/oatmeal. Model number "708859," "708917" or "7988348" and "Sweet Lambie Bumper" appear on a tag fastened to the bottom edge of the bumpers. The date of manufacture in MM/YYYY format is printed on a tag attached to the bumper near the model number tag.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of the decorative stitching coming loose and entangling children, including reports of the thread wrapping around a child's neck. No serious injuries have been reported.
Sold at: Pottery Barn Kids stores and catalogs and Pottery Barn Outlet stores nationwide, and online at potterybarnkids.com from April 2009 through July 2012 for between $129 and $149.
Importer: Pottery Barn Kids, a division of Williams-Sonoma Inc., of San Francisco
Manufacturer: Pure Mars, of China
Manufactured in: China
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.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission