May 29, 2013: Pottery Barn Kids Sweet Lambie Crib Bumpers Recall
Pottery Barn Kids recalls Sweet Lambie Crib Bumpers due to entanglement hazard
After reports of the decorative stitching coming loose, Pottery Barn Kids has recalled Sweet Lambie Crib Bumpers.
What’s the Deal?
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Pottery Barn Kids is announcing the voluntary recall of 12,000 Sweet Lambie Crib Bumpers. The firm has received two reports of the decorative stitching coming loose and entangling children, including reports of the thread wrapping around a child’s neck. No serious injuries have been reported.
Do You Own It?
This recall involves Pottery Barn Kids Sweet Lambie Bumpers manufactured from April 2009 through July 2012. The cotton bumpers are padded and fit standard cribs. Lambs in grass and lambs with trees are embroidered on the interior and exterior of the bumpers. They were available in the colors pink, blue and ivory/oatmeal. Model number “708859,” “708917″ or “7988348″ and “Sweet Lambie Bumper” appear on a tag fastened to the bottom edge of the bumpers. The date of manufacture in MM/YYYY format is printed on a tag attached to the bumper near the model number tag.
The bumpers were sold at Pottery Barn Kids stores and catalogs and Pottery Barn Outlet stores nationwide, and online at potterybarnkids.com from April 2009 through July 2012 for between $129 and $149.
What Should You Do?
Consumers should immediately check the tag on the bumper for the month and year of manufacture and stop using the bumper if the date is 04/2009 through 07/2012. Consumers with recalled bumpers should contact Pottery Barn Kids for instructions on how to return the bumpers to receive a gift card in the amount of a full refund or a replacement bumper and to receive free return shipping for recalled bumpers. To find out more call Pottery Barn Kids; toll-free at (855) 323-5138, from 7 a.m. to midnight ET daily, or online at www.potterybarnkids.com and click on Safety Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.
And remember, it is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
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