Bassettbaby Drop-Side Cribs Recalled Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Bassettbaby, of Bassett, Va., is voluntarily recalling about 18 Wendy Bellissimo Hidden Hills Collection Drop-Side Cribs. Spindles on the drop-side of the crib could loosen creating a gap that poses an entrapment and strangulation hazard.
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Wendy Bellissimo Hidden Hills Collection Drop-Side Cribs
Importer: Bassettbaby, of Bassett, Va.
Hazard: Spindles on the drop-side of the crib could loosen creating a gap that poses an entrapment and strangulation hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Bassettbaby has received three reports of spindles coming loose. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves a full-size, drop-side crib from the Wendy Bellissimo Hidden Hills collection, model number 5446-0504. The model number is located on the bottom rail of the headboard. The crib was sold in a Navajo Pine finish. No other models are included in this recall.
Sold at: Babies "R" Us stores nationwide from November 2007 through January 2008 for about $400.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the crib immediately and contact Bassettbaby for a free replacement or a full refund. The firm has contacted consumers directly.
Consumer Contact:For additional information, contact Bassettbaby toll-free at (800) 308-7485 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.bassettbaby.comtag: Entrapment and Strangulation Hazard, Bassettbaby Drop-Side Cribs Recall, Bassettbaby recall, Crib recall, Wendy Bellissimo crib recall, Babies "R" Us