PT Domusindo Perdana Recalls Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards; Sold Exclusively at JC Penney

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.

Recall date: March 26, 2013 – Recall number: 13-151

  • Jenny Lind Crib

    Jenny Lind Crib

Recall Summary

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.

Recall Details

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
343-3810   Christopher Crib   2001151
343-5500   Early American Crib   01/1998-12/1999151
343-6771   Scottsdale Crib   01/1998/12/1999151
343-7100   Sleigh Crib without Rosette   01/2004-12/2006
343-7134   Sleigh Crib   01/2001-2/2004
343-7144   Anniversary Sleigh Crib   01/2002-12/2004
343-7753   Kristin Crib   01/1998-12/1999
343-8249   Cameron Crib   01/1998/12/1999
343-8020   Solid Panel Sleigh Crib   01/2001-12/2002
343-8070   Roll Bar Convertible Crib   01/2004-12/2005
343-8155   Anniversary Convertible
Sleigh Crib
  01/2002-12/2006
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

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.

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.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC’s Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at www.cpsc.gov, on Twitter @OnSafety or by subscribing to CPSC’s free e-mail newsletters.

Source: cpsc.gov