2.1 million Stork Craft drop-side cribs, including about 147,000 Stork Craft drop-side cribs with the Fisher-Price logo, were recalled due to infant entrapment and suffocation risk. The recall involves approximately 1,213,000 units distributed in the United States and 968,000 units distributed in Canada.
What This Means
CPSC, Health Canada, and Stork Craft are aware of 110 incidents of drop-side detachment. The incidents include 15 entrapments, four of which resulted in suffocation, as well as 20 falls from cribs. Fall injuries ranged from concussion to bumps and bruises. The cribs involved in these incidents had plastic drop-side hardware that had broken, missing, or deformed claws, connectors, tracks, or flexible tab stops; loose or missing metal spring clips; stripped screws; and/or drop-sides installed upside-down.
Where This Product Was Sold
Major retailers in the United States and Canada, including BJ's Wholesale Club, J.C. Penney, Kmart, Meijer, Sears, USA Baby, and Wal-Mart stores and online at Amazon.com, Babiesrus.com, Costco.com, Target.com, and Walmart.com from January 1993 through October 2009 for between $100 and $400.
What to Do Next
Immediately stop using the recalled cribs, wait for the free repair kit, and do not attempt to fix the cribs without the kit. Contact Stork Craft to receive a free repair kit that converts the drop-side on these cribs to a fixed side. For more information, contact Stork Craft toll-free at (877) 274-0277 anytime to order the free repair kit, or visit www.storkcraft.com.
For More Information
Recall date: November 23, 2009