If the cross-bracing rails are not fully locked into position, the bassinets can collapse causing the infant to fall to the floor or fall within the bassinet and suffer injuries.
This recall involves all Burlington Basket bassinets, about 500,000 units, manufactured before June 2010. Affected models have folding legs attached to the basket with white plastic pins. Units with non-folding legs attached with metal pins are not included in this recall.
Walmart and other mass merchandisers, department stores, and juvenile product stores nationwide and online by various Web retailers, including amazon.com, from January 2003 through August 2010 for about $50.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using the bassinets and check the cross-bracing support rails to make sure they are in the locked position. To properly lock the support rails into place, the end tabs must be fully inserted into the holes on the leg assembly and twisted one quarter turn into the locked position. Consumers should contact Burlington Basket Company for a free kit with detailed instructions on proper assembly of the cross-bracing support rails and decals with assembly instructions to place on the bassinet. A video showing proper assembly of the bassinets is available is available at burlingtonbasket.org/BASSINETRECALL.aspx. This recall does not involve returning the bassinet. Call the company toll-free at 800-553-2300 or visit burlingtonbasket.com.
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