Friday, January 16, 2009

Fisher-Price Play Yards Recalled

"The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Thursday recalled 200,000 potentially deadly play yards with Fisher-Price's Rainforest theme, the alert raising questions about the promptness of the warning and whether other models could have the same flaw." About "1,350 consumers complained that one or both sides of the Rainforest play yard had collapsed, with many reported injuries that included a broken nose, a mild concussion and a broken wrist." The play yards "are often used as portable cribs and have a bassinet attachment" and "when the rails collapse, babies can fall out, get trapped or gain access to unsafe areas." Read more.

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