Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Jardine Cribs Sold by Babies"R"Us Recalled Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Jardine Cribs

Units: About 320,000

Manufacturer: Jardine Enterprises, of Taipei, Taiwan

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

Incidents/Injuries: There have been 42 incidents of crib slats and spindles breaking. Four children became entrapped in the space created by a broken slat or spindle. Two of the children had abrasions and bruising.

Description: Jardine wooden cribs in various styles and finishes, as listed below, are included in this recall.

Model # | Description | First Sold
BC-23 | Drop Side Blue Spindle Crib | 8/2004
BC-36B | Drop Side Light Blue Spindle Crib | 8/2005
BC-36G | Drop Side Sage Spindle Crib | 7/2005
BC-36P | Drop Side Pink Spindle Crib | 7/2005
BC-007 | Hilton Drop Side Cherry Single Crib | 1/2002
BC-010 | Windsor Drop Side Cherry Flat Panel Crib | 1/2002
BC-010C | Windsor Drop Side Cherry Flat Panel Crib | 11/2003
BC-010HP | Windsor Drop Side Oak/Honey Pine Crib | 11/2003
BC-010W | Hilton Drop Side White Full Panel Crib | 7/2002
BC-017 | Windsor Drop Side Dark Pine Single Crib | 1/2002
BC-107C | Hilton Drop Side Cherry Single Crib | 3/2005
BC-107CR | Windsor Cherry Single Sleigh Crib | 4/2007
BC-110C | Berkley Drop Side Cherry Flat Panel Single Crib | 3/2005
BC-110HP | Windsor Drop Side Honey Pine/Honey Single Cri | 3/2005
BC-110W | Berkley Drop Side White Flat Panel Single Crib | 3/2005
DA617BC | Wicker 3-in-1 White Crib | 1/2002
DA620BC | Haven 3-in-1 Oak/Dark Pine Crib | 5/2002
DA770BC | 4-in-1 White Convertible Crib | 1/2004
DV730N | Natural Lifetime Crib | 9/2003
DV730W | White Lifetime Crib | 8/2003
DV830-N | Natural Lifetime Crib | 11/2004
DV830-W | White Lifetime Crib | 11/2004
0113B00 | Drop Side Natural Spindle Crib | 7/2006
0113K00 | Drop Side Mahogany Spindle Crib | 6/2006
0303B00 | Berkley Natural Lifetime Crib | 9/2005
0303C00 | Berkley White Lifetime Crib | 8/2005
0303G00 | Berkley Cherry Lifetime Crib | 5/2005
0309K00 | Positano Mahogany Lifetime Crib | 4/2006

The model number is printed on the inside of the bottom rail of the headboard or footboard.

Sold at: KidsWorld, Geoffrey Stores, Toys "R" Us, and Babies "R" Us stores nationwide, and at babiesrus.com, from January 2002 through May 2008 for between $150 and $300, with one model, 0309K00 Mahogany Positano Lifetime Crib, which sold for $450.

Manufactured in: China and Vietnam

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cribs and contact Jardine to receive a full credit toward the purchase of a new crib.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Jardine at (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, or visit the firm's Web site at www.jardinecribrecall.com

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