WASHINGTON - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Dutailier Group Inc., announced a voluntary recall of the company's drop-side cribs. The recall affects approximately 440 cribs, which were manufactured in China and sold at retail stores between January 2009 and February 2010.
Although no injuries have been reported, the Quebec-based Dutailier Group said it is aware of 16 cases in which the slats on the drop side of the crib became detached from either the top or bottom rails. If this occurs, it can create a space between the slats and the infant/toddler's body can become entrapped, resulting in possible strangulation or suffocation.
The effected cribs retailed for between $425 and $775 and had part numbers that begin with: E1230C2, E3500C2, E3540C2, E5100C2, E5140C2, E5530C2, E9000C2 and E9100C2.Consumers are asked to contact Dutailier Group to receive a free repair kit at (800) 363-9817.
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