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400,000 Cribs Recalled Due to Suffocation Risk

Posted on Jul 19, 2009 in Health & Wellness

Thursday, July 02, 2009The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday that Simplicity Inc. is recalling about 400,000 cribs that put babies at risk of death by suffocation. The commission said consumers should stop using the cribs immediately. An eight-month-old baby in Houston, Texas, died when it got stuck between the mattress and a defective drop-down side of the crib. Plastic hardware on the crib can break or deform, the commission said, causing the drop side to detach and creating a gap where babies can fall in. The commission reported another 25 instances of the drop-side...

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