Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–March 26, 2013. Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: PT Domusindo Perdana drop-side cribs
Hazard: The cribs’ drop sides can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail, causing part of the drop side to fall out of position, creating a space into which an infant or toddler can roll and become wedged or entrapped, which can lead to strangulation or suffocation. A child can also fall out of the crib. Drop-side incidents can also occur due to incorrect assembly and with age-related wear and tear.
Consumer Contact: Modus Furniture International at (800) 827-2129 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.savannababy.com and click on the Recall tab for more information.
Units: About 73,000
Description: This recall includes 14 models of PT Domusindo Perdana wooden drop-side cribs. The name, model number and date codes are printed on the plywood mattress board.
|Model #||Description||Date Code|
|343-1509||Jenny Lind Crib||01/1991-12/1997151|
|343-5500||Early American Crib||01/1998-12/1999151|
|343-7100||Sleigh Crib without Rosette||01/2004-12/2006|
|343-7144||Anniversary Sleigh Crib||01/2002-12/2004|
|343-8020||Solid Panel Sleigh Crib||01/2001-12/2002|
|343-8070||Roll Bar Convertible Crib||01/2004-12/2005|
|343-8200||Spindle Convertible Crib||01/2001-12/2005|
|343-8913||Bella 3-in-1 Crib||01/2005-12/2008|
Incidents/Injuries: CPSC and the firm are aware of three incidents involving drop side rails that malfunctioned or detached. No injuries were reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cribs and contact customer service at Modus Furniture International to get a free immobilizer kit that will immobilize the drop side. The immobilizer kits will be available in May 2013. In the meantime, parents are encouraged to find an alternate, safe sleep environment for the child, such as a bassinet, play yard or toddler bed depending on your child’s age.
Sold at: JCPenney.com and the JCPenney catalog from January 1998 through December 2008 for between $200 and $400.
Importer: JC Penney Corp., of Plano, Texas
Manufacturer: PT Domusindo Perdana, of Indonesia
Manufactured in: Indonesia
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.
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