Pottery Barn Kids drop-side cribs Recalled

Date:
July 14, 2010
Category:
Cribs
Company/Brand:
Pottery Barn Kids, a division of Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
The Danger:
The cribs' drop-sides can detach when hardware breaks, creating a space where a young child can become entrapped, which can lead to suffocation. A child can also fall out of the crib. Drop side incidents also occur due to incorrect assembly and with age-related wear and tear.
Description:
This recall involves about 82,000 cribs. This recall involves all Pottery Barn Kids drop-side cribs regardless of the model number. Pottery Barn Kids is printed on a label attached to the crib headboard or footboard.
Sold At:
Pottery Barn Kids catalog, www.potterybarnkids.com , and at Pottery Barn Kids retail stores nationwide from January 1999 through March 2010 for between $300 and $600.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using the recalled cribs, inspect the hardware to make sure it is not broken, and contact Pottery Barn Kids to receive a free fixed-gate conversion kit that will immobilize the drop side. For more information, contact Pottery Barn Kids at (877) 804-3847 between 7 a.m. and midnight 7 days a week or visit www.potterybarnkids.com
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10302.html

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