NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 28, 2009
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 933-9904
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: Home Sweet Playhome Canopies
Units: About 2,400
Manufacturer: The Land of Nod, of Northbrook, Ill.
Hazard: A child’s head could get entrapped in the canopy’s window openings, posing entrapment and strangulation hazards.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of a child’s head becoming caught in the canopy’s window openings. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled canopies involve the “”Home Sweet Playhome”” model made of 100% cotton gingham fabric draped from a bamboo hoop which is suspended from the ceiling to create a cylindrical play space measuring 36 inches wide and 9 feet tall. The canopies have an open bottom, a “”door”” and three multi-paned “”windows.”” They were sold in blue and pink. “”Home Sweet Playhome”” canopies sold after October 2005 are not included in this recall. “”The Land of Nod”” is printed on a woven label on the canopy.
Sold at: The Land of Nod catalog, Web site www.landofnod.com, and at The Land of Nod stores in Illinois and Washington state from September 2003 through October 2005 for about $100 for the canopy and $139 for the canopy and cushion set.
Manufactured in: India
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the canopies and take them away from children. Contact the Land of Nod to receive a free replacement fabric portion of the canopy and a $15 gift card.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact The Land of Nod at (800) 933-9904 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.landofnod.com, or email the firm at firstname.lastname@example.org
Originally Posted on: 1/31/2009