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Dorel Asia Cribs Recalled

Date:
January 19, 2010
Category:
Cribs
Company/Brand:
Dorel Asia SRL
The Danger:
The drop side hardware can fail causing the drop side to detach from the crib. When the drop side detaches it creates a space in which an infant or toddler can become entrapped and suffocate or strangle. In addition, the recalled cribs can pose a serious entrapment and strangulation hazard when a slat is damaged. This can occur while the crib is in use, in storage, being put together, taken apart or reassembled; or during shipping and handling.
Description:
This recall involves about 635,000 Dorel Asia cribs, including the following model numbers: WM1633, WM1633-0, WM1676BC, WM1676BCR-DC, WM2163, WM2163DC, WM1633-0-DC, GP004B3EGR, GP004B3WGR, GP006BCEGR, GP006BCWGR, DA1615B3, DAKM5132, DASE5005, DASE5009, DA0504KMC-1N, DA0504KMC-1W, DA1614B3, DAKM5152, DASE5015.
Sold At:
K-Mart, Sears and Wal-Mart stores nationwide from January 2005 through December 2009 for between $120 and $700. Immediately stop using the recalled cribs, find an alternative safe sleeping environment for your child, and contact Dorel Asia to receive a free replacement kit. Visit www.dorel-asia.com to order the free replacement kit to prevent child entrapment in these cribs. The repair kits will be provided to owners within the next several weeks. For more information, call Dorel Asia toll-free at (866) 762-2304 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit www.dorel-asia.com
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