We have an important recall to tell you about. The store known for hip home accessories is recalling more than 80,000 drop-side cribs. The July 14th voluntary recall from Pottery Barn Kids and the Consumer Product Safety Commission was announced because of a risk of falls as well as entrapment and possibly suffocation.
The recall comes after Pottery Barn Kids received more than 35 reports of drop-side problems and issues, which resulted in 7 minor injuries.
The problem is the same as past recalls involving drop-side cribs from other crib companies. Safety experts say the drop side cribs can come apart. That in turn, creates a large space that could possibly cause an infant or baby to get caught. Another hazard can occur when the drop-sides detach because of hardware breaks or simply not putting the crib together correctly.
It is important to note that children can also become trapped at that head of the crib near the drop side and the actual mattress.
The cribs were manufactured in various countries including Malaysia, Taiwan, China, Vietnam, Indonesia and Italy and it is recommended that parents stop using the cribs immediately.
The Pottery Barn Kids drop-side cribs were sold at Pottery Barn Kids retail stores nationwide, through the Pottery Barn Kids catalog and on their website from January 1999 through March 2010.
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