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Crib RECALL ALERT

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  • the_littleminx the_littleminx's Avatar 01-11-05 | 08:58 AM
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    January 6, 2005
    Release # 05-079 Firmís Hotline: (800) 605-8018
    CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
    CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908



    CPSC, Orbelle Trade Inc. Announce Recall of Cribs
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

    Name of product: Cribs

    Units: About 7,700

    Manufacturer: Orbelle Trade Inc., of Brooklyn, N.Y.

    Hazard: The Amber model crib included in this recall does not comply with crib safety standards due to a gap between the side rail and the crib mattress support, posing an entrapment hazard to infants. All other model cribs included in this recall do not have proper assembly instructions and diagrams required for cribs. They are also missing cautionary and warning labels as required by federal law. If the cribs are not assembled properly they could pose an entrapment hazard to infants.

    Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

    Description: The cribs included in this recall are the Daniella, Leeat, Noa, Naomi, Gabriella, Amber and Series 300 model cribs. The cribs are wood and come in a variety of painted and stained finishes including natural, cherry, blonde, or white wood. Some of the cribs have built-in storage drawers on the side of the crib or underneath the crib. The crib model name may be printed on the lower part of the headboard of each crib and the manufacturer name is printed on each set of crib warnings when provided.

    Sold at: Juvenile furniture stores in New York and New Jersey from January 2003 through August 2004 for between $135 and $335.

    Manufactured in: Romania

    Remedy: If you own the Amber model crib, contact the firm to schedule an in-home repair or request a replacement crib. For all other model cribs, contact the firm to receive new assembly instructions and warning labels.

    Consumer Contact: Orbelle Trade Inc. at (800) 605-8018 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firmís Web site at [url]www.orbelle.com[/url]
  • erinjj erinjj's Avatar 01-11-05 | 10:38 AM
  • Thanks Rebekkah!
  • Linda Linda's Avatar 01-12-05 | 02:03 AM
  • Thanks.