June 24, 2010

Cribocalypse Now Redux: CPSC Recalls TWO MILLION Cheap Cribs

Wow, does this mean the CPSC has finally cleared their Bush-era Cribs Of Death cold case file? The CPSC issued recalls for over two million cribs, mostly dropside but also fixed-side models, from seven manufacturers. The recalls are based on hundreds of reports of crib malfunctions or defects that cause entrapment or suffocation hazards.

All the manufacturers [well, the six which are still in business] are providing repair kits to immobilize dropsides and/or reinforce sides and mattress platforms.

The affected firms listed in order of the number of cribs sold are:

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