The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Baby Matters LLC, of Berwyn, PA, announced the voluntary recall of 30,000 Nap Nanny portable baby recliners.

CPSC said it is investigating a report of a 4-month-old girl from Royal Oak, MI, who died in a Nap Nanny that was being used in a crib. According to preliminary reports, the infant was in her harness and found hanging over the side of the product, caught between the Nap Nanny and the crib bumper.

CPSC and Baby Matters also are aware of another incident in which an infant became entrapped when the Nap Nanny was used in a crib, contrary to the product instructions. In that incident, the infant fell over the side of the Nap Nanny, despite being harnessed in, and was caught between the baby recliner and the side of the crib. The infant sustained a cut to the forehead.

CPSC and Baby Matters have received 22 reports of infants, primarily younger than 5-months-old, hanging or falling out over the side of the Nap Nanny despite most of the infants being placed in the harness. 

The recalled Nap Nannys were sold at toy and children's retail stores nationwide and online, including at napnanny.com, from January 2009 through July 2010 for about $130.

The recalled product was manufactured in the United States and China.

Read the CPSC's press release.

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