Baby Product Co. Yanks Cribs Due To Strangulation Fears

Law360, New York (May 25, 2011, 12:19 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday that baby product manufacturer Dream on Me Inc. would recall 22,000 drop-side cribs imported from China due to risks that hardware malfunctions could suffocate, strangle or cut infants and toddlers.

Dream on Me’s voluntary recall comes after 69 incidents tied to the cribs were reported, including one report of a 1-year-old boy who became trapped between the mattress support and rail side of his crib, according to the CPSC.

In December, the CPSC voted to ban drop-side cribs...
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