One child died. That’s why the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Cosco Inc. issued a recall recently. Approximately 155,000 beds are involved. Find recall information for Crib Mattress Recall and other recalled Cribs & Toddler Beds. Recall check and recall search tools. Beds Recalled After Toddlers Are Trapped Between Bars. The announcement came four months after the manufacturer, Cosco Inc. of Columbus, Ind.
The curved rails on her Cosco Toddler Bed headboard entrapped Melissa’s head. Cosco (now owned by Dorel Juvenile Group) had 50 similar reports, including a death, when they finally recalled the product in April 1992. WASHINGTON (AP) _ The government on Thursday announced the recall of 155,000 beds for toddlers because 50 children, including one who died, got their heads stuck under metal arches on the beds. Also find recall dates, pictures of recalled cribs and more details parents should know. Hazards in the nursery can pose serious injuries to babies and young children, and it’s important to know what to do if your baby’s crib or child’s bed has been recalled.
Cosco’s history reads like recipe for recalls By Jayne O’Donnell, USA TODAY It seemed like a good idea, certainly a harmless one, from Cosco’s marketing department & 151; a versatile, 49 highchair for economy-minded families. Cosco said the child wasn’t old enough for the toddler bed. In the past 10 years Cosco has had 12 recalls of children’s products and Safety 1st has had five recalls. Cosco paid a 725,000 fine in 1996 for not reporting incidents associated with its toddler beds. Cosco Touriva and Regal Ride Car Seats recall, why it was recalled and more. From Parents.com.
Comprehensive list of baby car seat recalls. Includes product recalls from Evenflo, Graco, Cosco and other manufacturers. From Parents.com. WASHINGTON The government is recalling 155.000 toddler beds because 50 children, including one who died, have gotten their heads stuck under metal arches on the beds. Cosco crib mattresses (1999 recall), toddler beds (1992 recall), and full-size cribs (1997 recall) were all taken off the market because they create a risk of entrapment; babies slipped through gaps between the mattress and frame. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), more than 11 million cribs, bassinets and play yards have been recalled between 2009-2011. Due to more than 50 reports, including one death, of children becoming entrapped between arches or between the mattress and the arches of its Youth Options metal toddler bed, Cosco has recalled 155,000 T22 and T23 models. Article from Children’s Business May 1, 1992. Dorel Industries (parents might know them as Cosco, Eddie Bauer, Safety 1st and several other brands) has resumed its posture as one of the most recalcitrant child product manufacturers there is. It was the way the company responded a decade ago when their toddler beds were blamed in the deaths of children and it’s the way they are responding again today. The recall is motivated by isolated reports of broken crib slats and drop-side hardware.
Car Seat Recalls
It’s hard to keep track of all the child product recalls, so we do it for you. See a list of the most recent safety recalls of babies’ and children’s products, plus the most important recalls of the year. Thursday’s announcement by the Consumer Product Safety Commission comes four months after the manufacturer, Cosco Inc. of Columbus, Ind., reported to the government that a 15-month-old toddler had gotten his head trapped in a headboard or footboard on one of the beds and died. Product: Cosco Youth Option Toddler Bed Guard Rails No. Recalls have included certain models of Cosco tandem strollers, after 3,000 complaints that the locks on the folding mechanism failed.
Evenflo Recalls to Repair Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards. Crib recall involves some 2 million cribs from seven manufacturers because of suffocation and fall-out hazards. All but one have drop sides that can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail, causing part of the drop side to fall out of position, and creating a space into which an infant or toddler can roll and become wedged or entrapped, which can lead to strangulation or suffocation, according to a statement released by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).