Babylicious Recalls Cloth Crib Fringe Due to Strangulation Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Crib Fringe
Units: About 300
Manufacturer: Babylicious Products Inc., of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Hazard: The narrow fabric strip connecting individual fabric triangles presents a strangulation hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The product is a narrow fabric strip connecting several individual fabric triangles. It is designed to be attached to the side rail of a crib or along window valences or curtain rods. The product was sold in a variety of colors and patterns and with two fringes in each package.
Sold at: Online and at specialty children’s product retailers from January 2006 through May 2012 for about $24.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the recalled product from cribs, window valence or curtain rods and contact Babylicious to receive a refund. Consumers will be refunded $12 for each recalled fringe returned.
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/