More Than 1M Cribs Recalled In U.S., Canada

January 15th, 2009 by ConsumerBob


More than 1,000,000 Stork Craft baby cribs were recalled in the U.S. and Canada. The cribs — made in Canada, China and Indonesia by Stork Craft Manufacturing Inc. of British Columbia, Canada — were recalled because the metal mattress-support brackets can crack and break.

Stork Craft Recalls More Than 500,000 Cribs; Mattress Support Bracket Failures Create Risk of Entrapment and Suffocation

January 13th, 2009 by ConsumerBob


The metal support brackets used to support the crib mattress and mattress board can crack and break. When one or more support brackets break, the mattress can collapse and create a dangerous gap between the mattress and crib rails, in which a child can become entrapped and suffocate.

Stork Craft Recalls More Than 500,000 Cribs; Mattress Support Bracket Failures Create Risk of Entrapment and Suffocation

January 13th, 2009 by ConsumerBob


The metal support brackets used to support the crib mattress and mattress board can crack and break. When one or more support brackets break, the mattress can collapse and create a dangerous gap between the mattress and crib rails, in which a child can become entrapped and suffocate.

Jardine Expands Recall of Cribs Sold by Babies ‘R’ Us; Cribs Pose Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards

January 9th, 2009 by ConsumerBob


The wooden crib slats can break, creating a gap, which can pose an entrapment and strangulation hazard to infants and toddlers.

Jardine Expands Recall of Cribs Sold by Babies"R"Us; Cribs Pose Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards

January 7th, 2009 by ConsumerBob


The wooden crib slats can break, creating a gap, which can pose an entrapment and strangulation hazard to infants and toddlers.

Jardine Expands Recall of Cribs Sold by Babies"R"Us; Cribs Pose Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards

January 7th, 2009 by ConsumerBob


The wooden crib slats can break, creating a gap, which can pose an entrapment and strangulation hazard to infants and toddlers.

Munire Recalls "Newport" Cribs and Matching Furniture Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

December 24th, 2008 by ConsumerBob


The red paint which is underneath the black finish paint on some of the cribs and matching furniture exceeds federal lead limits. If ingested by young children lead can cause adverse health effects.

Munire Recalls "Newport" Cribs and Matching Furniture Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

December 24th, 2008 by ConsumerBob


The red paint which is underneath the black finish paint on some of the cribs and matching furniture exceeds federal lead limits. If ingested by young children lead can cause adverse health effects.

Cribs Recalled after Child Is Poisoned by Lead Paint

December 24th, 2008 by ConsumerBob


If you haven’t noticed, I’ve taken a hiatus to help cover the economic crisis but will sometimes resurface here when news warrants. What has lured me back today is a recall of 3,000 “Newport” cribs and 6,000 matching furniture pieces made by Munire Furniture of Piscataway, N.J. for having lead paint in excess of federal […]

The Mystery of the Missing Sentences

December 24th, 2008 by ConsumerBob


So some eagle-eyed observers of recall releases noticed a change in the boilerplate about the Consumer Product Safety Commission that runs at the end of them. This is the old version: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 […]