Children’s Furniture Maker Recalls Nearly 1M Playpens

Law360, New York (July 8, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Kolcraft Enterprises Inc. announced a recall of nearly 1 million children's playpens on Wednesday, after several hundred reports of incidents where the side rail collapsed, presenting a hazard of falling.

Kolcraft and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall of 984,000 playpens, also known as play yards, after reports of problems that led to 21 minor injuries.

Some of the models of playpens involved in this recall were also recalled in 2007, after a 10-month-old child strangled on a cord dangling from a changing...
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