Jardine Cribs Sold by Babies”R”Us Recalled Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazard

“Note the cribs affected by this recall were sold as early as 2002.

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 24, 2008
Release #08-312

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 646-4106
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Jardine Cribs

Units: About 320,000

Manufacturer: Jardine Enterprises, of Taipei, Taiwan

Hazard: The wooden crib slats and spindles can break, creating a gap, which can pose an entrapment and strangulation hazard to infants.

Incidents/Injuries: There have been 42 incidents of crib slats and spindles breaking. Four children became entrapped in the space created by a broken slat or spindle. Two of the children had abrasions and bruising.

Description: Jardine wooden cribs in various styles and finishes, as listed below, are included in this recall.

Model #         | Description                                                   | First Sold
BC-23   | Drop Side Blue Spindle Crib                           | 8/2004
BC-36B   | Drop Side Light Blue Spindle Crib                     | 8/2005
BC-36G   | Drop Side Sage Spindle Crib                                   | 7/2005
BC-36P   | Drop Side Pink Spindle Crib                                   | 7/2005
BC-007   | Hilton Drop Side Cherry Single Crib                   | 1/2002
BC-010   | Windsor Drop Side Cherry Flat Panel Crib               | 1/2002
BC-010C         | Windsor Drop Side Cherry Flat Panel Crib               | 11/2003
BC-010HP         | Windsor Drop Side Oak/Honey Pine Crib                 | 11/2003
BC-010W         | Hilton Drop Side White Full Panel Crib                         | 7/2002
BC-017   | Windsor Drop Side Dark Pine Single Crib                       | 1/2002
BC-107C | Hilton Drop Side Cherry Single Crib                   | 3/2005
BC-107CR         | Windsor Cherry Single Sleigh Crib                             | 4/2007
BC-110C | Berkley Drop Side Cherry Flat Panel Single Crib       | 3/2005
BC-110HP         | Windsor Drop Side Honey Pine/Honey Single Cri         | 3/2005
BC-110W | Berkley Drop Side White Flat Panel Single Crib         | 3/2005
DA617BC | Wicker 3-in-1 White Crib                                       | 1/2002
DA620BC | Haven 3-in-1 Oak/Dark Pine Crib                               | 5/2002
DA770BC | 4-in-1 White Convertible Crib                         | 1/2004
DV730N   | Natural Lifetime Crib                                         | 9/2003
DV730W   | White Lifetime Crib                                           | 8/2003
DV830-N | Natural Lifetime Crib                                         | 11/2004
DV830-W | White Lifetime Crib                                           | 11/2004
0113B00 | Drop Side Natural Spindle Crib                                 | 7/2006
0113K00 | Drop Side Mahogany Spindle Crib                               | 6/2006
0303B00 | Berkley Natural Lifetime Crib                         | 9/2005
0303C00 | Berkley White Lifetime Crib                                   | 8/2005
0303G00 | Berkley Cherry Lifetime Crib                           | 5/2005
0309K00 | Positano Mahogany Lifetime Crib                               | 4/2006

The model number is printed on the inside of the bottom rail of the headboard or footboard.

Sold at: KidsWorld, Geoffrey Stores, Toys “”R”” Us, and Babies “”R”” Us stores nationwide, and at babiesrus.com, from January 2002 through May 2008 for between $150 and $300, with one model, 0309K00 Mahogany Positano Lifetime Crib, which sold for $450.

Manufactured in: China and Vietnam

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cribs and contact Jardine to receive a full credit toward the purchase of a new crib.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Jardine at (800) 646-4106 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET Saturday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.jardinecribrecall.com

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08312.html

Originally Posted on: 6/24/2008 22:42


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