Infant Deaths Lead to Recall of 2.1 Million Drop-Side Cribs
More than 2. 1 million drop- Side Cribs related to the death of more than a dozen children over the age of 16 were recalled as part of the largest baby crib recall in the United StatesS. history. The U. S. The Consumer Product Safety Board said late Monday that the recall involved 1. There are 2 million cribs in the United States and nearly 1 million in Canada. All cribs are made in Canada- Manufacturing based on Stork process. The baby crib recalled dates back to 1993. Nearly 150,000 of cribs have Fisher. Price logo. The head of the Consumer Product Safety Committee said the agency should better address safety issues. Her comments were the biggest announced at the agency. Baby crib recallMore than 2. 1 million drop- It is reported that four babies are recalling side cribs after choking. The baby crib in review is made by the storks craft in Canada. CPSC chairman, Inez Tenenbaum, now advises consumers not to use anything droppedside cribs. She urged people to order plastic kits from manufacturers to secure the sides of the crib. The concern is that the decline One side can be separated and create a dangerous space that can trap children. Tenenbaum also vowed that her agency would enforce a law passed last year to give it greater regulatory power. She appeared on the morning news show. CPSC said they knew four babies were choking in the fall Side Crib, with a side moving up and down, makes it easier for parents to lift the child from the crib. There is a problem with the hardware of the Stork cribs crib, and after years of use, the hardware may break, deform or lose. CPSC said problems could also occur due to wrong assembly of the crib owner. These problems may lead to a decline. Separate between drops and create a dangerous space A child may be stuck on one side and on a crib mattress. The Committee urges parents to stop using cribs before receiving free repair kits from Stork Craft. Cribs manufactured and distributed between January 1993 and October 2009 are sold at major retailers such as BJ\'s Wholesale Club, Sears and Wal-Mart Shop online through Target and Costco. They sell for between $100 and $400 and are produced in Canada, China and Indonesia. Some recalled Stork Craft cribs may be sold for the second time Patti Davis, a spokesman for CPSC, said that hand stores and these stores are being held accountable. \"It\'s illegal,\" Davis said . \" \"We have to hold resale stores accountable. \"Again, parents should not sell their used recall cribs in the yard,\" Davis suggested. \"We don\'t patrol yard sales, but what we recommend consumers to do is check if the product is recalled and do responsible things,\" she said . \". \"Don\'t pass the danger on to another child. This is a dangerous crib. Four or four babies died in this recalled Stork Craft crib. side. \"Consumer advocates have been complaining about the decline for years --side cribs. In the past two years alone, more than 5 million people have been recalled in connection with the deaths of more than a dozen young children. ASTM International, an organization that sets voluntary industry safety standards for a variety of products, including different products such as toys and steel for commercial buildings, approved a new standard last week, four fixed or fixed sides are required Basically eliminated the size crib made for the new dropside cribs. The CPSC is also considering the development of new crib safety rules and can use ASTM voluntary standards as mandatory, which will completely ban cribs. The toy fight city began to be phased out. This year\'s side crib will not be carried next month. FoxNews. The article was written by com\'s Jessica Lynn Doyle and The Associated Press.