Cribs recalled after 4 children trapped

By: From Wire Reports
By: From Wire Reports

WASHINGTON (AP) - Government safety advocates have announced a recall of about 320,000 Jardine cribs, after four children became trapped.

The wooden slats and spindles on the crib's frames can break. Children can get trapped in the remaining gap. The Consumer Product Safety Commission is aware of at least 42 incidents of broken slats and spindles, and four instances of children getting trapped. Two
children suffered cuts and bruises.

The recalled cribs were manufactured in Taiwan by Jardine Enterprises and sold by KidsWorld stores, Geoffrey stores, Toys "R" Us and Babies "R" Us. They were available nationwide between January 2002 and May 2008.

More info:

Release #08-312 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 646-4106 (between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET Saturday)

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772

CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

http://www.cpsc.gov/

http://www.jardinecribrecall.com

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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