Baby Hammocks Recalled

Date:
August 24, 2010
Category:
Swings & Seats
Company/Brand:
MamaLittleHelper LLC
The Danger:
The side-to-side shifting or tilting of the hammock can cause an infant to roll and become entrapped or wedged against the hammock's fabric and/or mattress pad, resulting in a suffocation hazard.
Description:
This recall involves about 500 MamaLittleHelper Hammocks with model numbers 1010, 1020, and BL222. They have a steel frame and a fabric hammock with a mattress, which is connected by a large spring, safety rope ,and a metal hanger. Model BL222 has a computerized rocker device. "MamaLittleHelper" is printed on a label sewn onto the hammock models 1010 and 1020. Model BL222 does not have a label.
Sold At:
Online at mamalittlehelper.com from May 2008 through February 2010, for between $100 and $230.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using the hammock and find an alternative, safe sleeping environment for your baby. Call MamaLittleHelper to receive a free repair kit for hammock models 1010 and 1020. If you own model BL222, return the hammock to MamaLittleHelper in exchange for a new hammock. There is no repair available for model BL222. Repair kits can also be ordered online at mamalittlehelper.com/recall.htm. For more information, call 866-612-9986 between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, visit mamalittlehelper.com/recall.htm, or email recall@mamalittlehelper.com
For More Information:
cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10324.html

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