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Recall, Baby cribs. U.S Consumer Product Safety Comm.

About 1 Million Simplicity Cribs Recalled Due To Failures Resulting in Infant Deaths NOTE: Repair Kits that immobilize the drop-side are now available
ALSO NOTE: Consumers who have participated or have yet to respond to Simplicity’s June 2007 recall of Nursery-in-a-Box cribs are strongly urged to also participate in this recall. AND ADDITIONALLY: A subsequent recall involving Simplicity drop side cribs has been issued. WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is announcing today a voluntary recall with Simplicity Inc., of Reading, Pa., of about 1 million cribs. The drop-side can detach from the crib, which can create a dangerous gap and lead to the entrapment and suffocation of infants. CPSC is aware of two deaths in Simplicity manufactured cribs with older style hardware, including a 9-month-old child and a 6-month-old child, where the drop-side was installed upside down. CPSC is also aware of seven infant entrapments and 55 incidents in these cribs. CPSC is also investigating the death of a 1-year-old child in a Simplicity crib with newer style hardware, in which the drop-side was installed upside down. CPSC is warning parents and caregivers to check all Simplicity cribs to make sure the drop-side is installed right side up. The drop-side failures result from both the hardware and crib design, which allow consumers to unintentionally install the drop-side upside down. This, in turn, can weaken the hardware and cause the drop-side to detach from the crib. When the drop-side detaches, it creates a gap in which infants can become entrapped. CPSC is also aware of two incidents that occurred when the drop-side was correctly installed with older style hardware, though the upside down installation greatly increases the risk of failure. The recalled Simplicity crib models include: Aspen 3 in 1, Aspen 4 in 1, Nursery-in-a-Box, Crib N Changer Combo, Chelsea and Pooh 4 in 1. The recall also involves the following Simplicity cribs that used the Graco logo: Aspen 3 in 1, Ultra 3 in 1, Ultra 4 in1, Ultra 5 in 1, Whitney and the Trio. The recalled cribs have one of the following model numbers, which can be found on the envelope attached to the mattress support and on the label attached to the headboard: 4600, 4605, 4705, 5000, 8000, 8324, 8800, 8740, 8910, 8994, 8050, 8750, 8760, and 8996. The cribs, which were made in China, were sold in department stores, children’s stores and mass merchandisers nationwide from January 1998 through May 2007 for between $100 and $300. As an immediate precaution, consumers should check to see if the drop-side is installed right side up. To do this, check to see that the slightly rounded rail with the decorative groove is installed at the top and the plain rail is on the bottom. Next, consumers should make sure the drop-side is securely attached to the tracks in all four corners.

There is more info, including phone #'s ect on the
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Webite about this recall.

Here's the website..

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07307.html

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Need part to immobilize simmons drop side crib 6808 97 139


This crib was not recalled so there will be no kit available to immobilize the sides. You can verify the recalls at www.cpsc.gov. The cribs with the metal rods are still safe to use. The cribs that were recalled had plastic hardware on the drop sides.

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Dec 04, 2012 | Simmons Mattress Baby Gear

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I purchased a DaVinci Anastasia crib (model num 010106402; TRU Item num 213074) in 2002. I am having my second child and I cannot find the instructions. Where can I get these instructions? Thank you.


Million Dollar Baby (MDB) is the manufacturer of DaVinci cribs. Contact them for instructions. Please use them for putting the crib together. If this is a drop sided crib, please note that it has been recalled and you should not use it without the immobilizer kit installed on it. MDB can help you with that as well. The drop side can very easily be mis-installed which can lead to deadly consequeses, so it is important that you check your crib now, make sure all the parts are there and nothing is damaged, then follow the instructions carefully when assemblying it and then using the immobilizer kit that MDB should provide you with regard to the recall.
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10277.html

Sep 28, 2010 | Baby Gear

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i have a Simplicity 4 in 1 convertable crib that i


Note: The firm appears to no longer conduct day-to-day operations. Repair kits are no longer available to fix these recalled cribs. Parents and caregivers are advised to dispose of these cribs, even if it is believed that the hardware and drop side have been installed correctly. All of the recalled cribs have the potential to pose a danger to young children.
The recalled cribs have one of the following model numbers, which can be found on the envelope attached to the mattress support and on the label attached to the headboard: 4600, 4605, 4705, 5000, 8000, 8324, 8800, 8740, 8910, 8994, 8050, 8750, 8760, and 8996.

Oct 12, 2009 | Simplicity Baby Gear

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we recieved a simplicity for children crib,dresser, and changing table with no instructions.Model#8050N manufacturers code 0108hy please help


About 1 Million Simplicity Cribs Recalled Due To Failures Resulting in Infant Deaths
The firm appears to no longer conduct day-to-day operations. Repair kits are no longer available to fix these recalled cribs. Parents and caregivers are advised to dispose of these cribs, even if it is believed that the hardware and drop side have been installed correctly. All of the recalled cribs have the potential to pose a danger to young children.
The recalled cribs have one of the following model numbers, which can be found on the envelope attached to the mattress support and on the label attached to the headboard: 4600, 4605, 4705, 5000, 8000, 8324, 8800, 8740, 8910, 8994, 8050, 8750, 8760, and 8996.

Oct 10, 2009 | Simplicity Baby Gear

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Simplicity 4-in-1 crib model 8676c replacmnt prts


The company is out of business. Although your's in NOT one of the recalled items,you will not be able to contact them or buy parts.
Have you tried other hardware stores aside from Home Depot? You could also try an automotive store...sometimes they have those odd sizes.
Please read the following:
About 1 Million Simplicity Cribs Recalled Due To Failures Resulting in Infant Deaths.
Note: The firm appears to no longer conduct day-to-day operations. Repair kits are no longer available to fix these recalled cribs. Parents and caregivers are advised to dispose of these cribs, even if it is believed that the hardware and drop side have been installed correctly. All of the recalled cribs have the potential to pose a danger to young children.
The recalled cribs have one of the following model numbers, which can be found on the envelope attached to the mattress support and on the label attached to the headboard: 4600, 4605, 4705, 5000, 8000, 8324, 8800, 8740, 8910, 8994, 8050, 8750, 8760, and 8996.

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