OTTAWA, ON - Health Canada issued a warning to consumers following two crib recalls posted April 29 by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) involving Simplicity and Graco-branded cribs.

"Under the current legislation, Canada does not have mandatory recall powers or the ability to trace products through the supply chain," Health Canada said in a statement. "As a result, we are following up with Canadian manufacturers and distributors to determine whether these products were available in Canada and pose a risk to Canadians. In the meantime, we encourage parents to follow Health Canada's safe sleep guidelines and inspect their cribs for worn or broken hardware or any other visible signs of wear or damage."
 
The agency encouraged Canadian consumers to check the CPSC's website for additional information.

Read Health Canada's press release.

Read story about CPSC recall of Simplicity and Graco cribs.

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