Safety Recall: Jardine Cribs

Posted by: , April 30, 2009 in 11:28 pm


To get the word out about the recall of almost 100,000 cribs due to a dangerous design flaw that can lead to babies being strangled, Jardine has set up a website –http://www.jardinecribrecall.com/

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Jardine is recalling the Americana, Berkley, Capri, Hilton, Olympia, Positano, Spindle, and Windsor Jardine cribs listed below. We are recalling these cribs because the wooden crib slats and spindles can break, creating a gap, which can pose an entrapment and strangulation hazard to infants. The cribs were sold nationwide from January 2002 through April 2009.

Crib Styles:
– Americana
– Berkley
– Capri
– Hilton
– Olympia
– Positano
– Spindle
– Windsor

Only the Following Crib Model Numbers are Included:
BC-23, BC-36B, BC-36G, BC-36P, BC-007, BC-010, BC-010C, BC-010HP, BC-010W, BC-017, BC-107C, BC-107CR, BC-110C, BC-110HP BC-110W, DA617BC, DA620BC, DA715BC, DA770BC, DV730N, DV730W, DV830-N, DV830-W, 0108L00, 0113B00, 0113K00, 0303C00, 0303G00, 0303B00, 0308C00, 0309K00, 0108C00, 0312D00, 0102B00, 0102E00, 0308L00, 0302P00, 0302C00

And the U.S. Consumer Poduct Safety Commission has issued the following press release:

News from CPSC: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs • Washington, D.C. 20207
For Immediate Release
April 30, 2009
Release #09-207
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 646-4106
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Jardine Announces Second Recall Expansion of Cribs Sold by Babies’R’Us; Cribs Pose Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards

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.

Name of product: Jardine Cribs

Units: About 96,000 (320,000 units were previously recalled in June 2008 and 56,450 units were recalled in January 2009)

Manufacturer: Jardine Enterprises, of Taipei, Taiwan

Hazard: The wooden crib slats can break, creating a gap, which can pose an entrapment and strangulation hazard to infants and toddlers.

Incidents/Injuries: CPSC has received 31 incident reports of slats breaking, including two reports of children becoming entrapped in the gap created by the broken slat on the crib models identified below. In 10 of these incidents, consumers reported that their child broke the slat while in the crib. There was one report of minor injuries (bumps and abrasions.)

Description: This recall involves 7 models of Jardine wooden cribs with the date codes identified below. Cribs with other date codes are not affected by this recall. The date code and model number are printed on the label located on the inside of the bottom rail of the headboard or footboard.

Jardine Cribs included in this Expanded Recall

Model #    Description    Date Code Between
0102B00    Drop-side Natural Olympia Single    9/2005-1/2007
0302P00    Black Olympia Lifetime    11/2005-5/2008
0302C00    White Olympia Lifetime    6/2006-12/2006
0102E00    Drop-side Dark Pine Olympia Single    9/2005-1/2008
0312D00    Americana Pecan 4-in-1    5/2006-11/2007
0308L00    Antique Walnut Capri 4-in-1    12/2005-11/2007
0108C00    Drop-side White Capri Single    8/2006-11/2007

Sold at: KidsWorld, Geoffrey Stores, Toys “R” Us, and Babies “R” Us stores nationwide, and at babiesrus.com, from September 2005 through April 2009 for between $220 and $330.

Manufactured in: China and Vietnam

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cribs and contact Jardine to receive a full credit toward the purchase of a new crib. Jardine will provide consumers with detailed instructions for purchasing cribs in retail stores and online.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Jardine at (800) 646-4106 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.jardinecribrecall.com.


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