August 4, 2009: Yayita "La Siesta" Baby Hammocks Recall
If the baby hammock flips over, infants are at serious risk for strangulation and injury.
Yayita “La Siesta” Baby Hammocks are being recalled by Kaplan Early Learning Company and Nova Natural Toys & Crafts LLC because of serious fall and strangulation hazards. If you purchased this product, contact Kaplan or Nova Natural directly.
According to Kaplan, Nova Natural, and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the Yayita “La Siesta” Baby Hammock can flip over. If it does, an infant may become entrapped in the safety restraints, which poses a serious strangulation and fall hazard.
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The Yayita “La Siesta” Baby Hammock is a 29″ x 43″ cream-colored canvas hammock that hangs from a wooden pole. It has three restraint straps with red buckles and a cushioned pad for the infant. The hammock comes with a mounting fixture, also called a fixing set. “La Siesta” is printed on a tag below the restraint straps, and model YABP-1 is printed on a white tag sewn into the hammock’s side seam.
Nova Natural sold the $100 hammock online at www.novanatural.com, from October 2007 through October 2008.
Kaplan sold the hammock through its 2005-2007 Infant, Toddlers * Two (ITT) catalog and online at www.kaplanco.com, from July 2005 through August 2008.
Whom to Contact
Consumers should immediately stop using the baby hammock.
If you purchased the hammock from Kaplan, contact them to receive a full credit toward the purchase of another product.
- Call Kaplan at (800) 334-2014 bewteen 8 AM and 5 PM ET, Monday through Friday.
- Visit www.kaplanco.com
If you purcahsed the hammock from Nova Natural, contact them to receive a free replacement hammock.
- Call Nova Natural toll-free at (877) 668-2111 between 9 AM and 5 PM ET, Monday through Friday.
- Visit www.novanatural.com
Both Kaplan and Nova Natural have contacted all known purchasers of this product.
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