The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Caramia Furniture and Mother Hubbard Cupboard’s, of Ontario, Canada, today announced a voluntary recall about 1,000 drop side “Diane” cribs due to fall and entrapment hazards. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Hazard: The slats on the cribs drop-side can detach from the top and bottom rails, posing fall and entrapment hazards to the child.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 18 reports of slats detaching from the rails of the crib. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves Caramia “Diane” drop-side cribs. The cribs were manufactured between September 2002 and June 2004. A label affixed to the inside of the headboard or footboard lists the manufacturing dates.
Sold at: Buy Buy Baby and juvenile product and mass merchandise stores nationwide from September 2002 through December 2005 for between $240 and $370.
Manufactured in: Slovenia
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Diane crib and contact Caramia Furniture to receive a free replacement drop side. The free replacement will be available beginning March 2010.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Caramia at (877) 728-0342 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.caramiafurniture.com