Recall – Dorel Juvenile Group Play Yards with Bassinets

Dorelplayard_recall2The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Dorel Juvenile Group Inc, yesterday announced a voluntary recall of about 213,000 Safety 1st Disney Care Center Play Yards and Eddie Bauer Complete Care Play Yards. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Hazard: The one piece metal bars supporting the floorboard of the bassinet attachment can come out of the fabric sleeves and create an uneven sleeping surface, posing a risk of suffocation or positional asphyxiation.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The play yards are portable and were sold with a bassinet attachment and a built-in changing station. Models included in this recall are 05025, 05026, 05037, 05088 and 05350. The model number is printed on a sticker on one of the support legs underneath the play yard. “Safety 1st” or “Eddie Bauer” are printed near the bottom of the fabric sides of the play yards.

Sold at: Babies “R” Us, Kmart, Sears, Target and Walmart from January 2007 through October 2009 for between $100 and $130.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the bassinet attachment to the play yard and contact Dorel Juvenile Group for a free repair kit including replacement bassinet fabric, bassinet bars and installation instructions.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Dorel Juvenile Group toll-free at (866) 762-2166 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site www.djgusa.com

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