WASHINGTON —

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Jardine Enterprises,  announced a voluntary recall of about 56,450 cribs/units (320,000 units were previously recalled in June 2008) Jardine cribs. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

It is reported that the wooden crib slats can break, creating a gap, which can pose an entrapment and strangulation hazard to infants and toddlers. The CPSC has received 19 additional incidents of crib slats breaking. In nine of these incidents, consumers reported that their infant or toddler broke the slat while in the crib. In addition, a 22-month-old child fell through the gap between the crib slats when a slat broke. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves three models of Jardine wooden cribs with the date codes identified below. Cribs with other date codes are not affected by this recall. The date code and model number are printed on the label located on the inside of the bottom rail of the headboard or footboard.

Jardine Cribs included in this Expanded Recall:
Model #    Description                Date Code Between
DA715BC    Dark Pine Olympia Lifetime Crib    2/04 - 1/07
0108L00    Antique Walnut Capri Single Crib    7/06 - 11/07
0308C00    White Capri Lifetime Crib        12/05 - 11/07

Sold at: KidsWorld, Geoffrey Stores, Toys ‘R’ Us, and Babies ‘R’ Us stores nationwide, and at babiesrus.com, from March 2004 through January 2009 for between $220 and $330.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cribs and contact Jardine to receive a full credit toward the purchase of a new crib. Jardine will provide consumers with detailed instructions for purchasing cribs in retail stores and online. Contact Jardine at (800) 646-4106 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET Saturday, or visit the firms Web site at www.jardinecribrecall.com/.








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