Recalls This Week: Strollers, Cribs, Helmets
DETAILS: PT Domusindo Perdana drop-side cribs wooden drop-side cribs. The name, model number and date codes are printed on the plywood mattress board. They were sold at JCPenney.com and the JCPenney catalog from Jan. 1998 through Dec. 2008. The model numbers in the recall can be found at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/PT-Domusindo-Perdana-Recalls-Drop-Side-Cribs/
WHY: The cribs' drop sides can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail, causing part of the drop side to fall out of position. That could create a space into which an infant or toddler can roll and become wedged or entrapped, which can lead to strangulation or suffocation. A child can also fall out of the crib. Drop-side incidents can also occur due to incorrect assembly and with age-related wear and tear.
INCIDENTS: Three incidents involving drop side rails that malfunctioned or detached. No injuries were reported.HOW MANY: About 73,000. FOR MORE: Call Modus Furniture International at 800-827-2129 or visit www.savannababy.com and click on the Recall tab for more information. HELMETS DETAILS: WRSI Moment and Trident models whitewater kayaking and rafting helmets. They have a black chinstrap with a black plastic buckle and were sold in sizes S/M and M/L. "WRSI" is printed under or on top of the helmet's visor. WRSI's "Wave Logo" is visible on the back of the Moment helmet. "WRSI" is printed vertically on the back of the Trident helmet. The part number is printed on the hang tag of both models. They were sold from March 2012 through Nov. 2012 and more details can be found at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/WRSI-Recalls-Kayaking-and-Rafting-Helmets/ WHY: The chinstrap buckle can fail, posing a head injury hazard to users. INCIDENTS: 10 incidents of chinstrap failures. No injuries have been reported HOW MANY: About 2,000 in the U.S and 200 in Canada FOR MORE: Call WRSI at 888-441-1041, send email to buckle(at)whitewaterhelmet.com, or visit www.whitewaterhelmets.com and click on "Safety Alert" at the center of the home page for more information.
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