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LaJobi Molly and Betsy Cribs

Description: CPSC, LaJobi Reannounce 2001 Recall of Cribs Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 2, 2009 Release # 10-051 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 266-2848 CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 CPSC, LaJobi Reannounce 2001 Recall of Cribs Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards Concern that Cribs Could Now Be At Second Hand or Thrift Stores WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: “Molly” and “Betsy” Cribs Units: About 400 (This recall was first announced in December 2001 Manufacturer: LaJobi Inc., of Cranbury, N.J. Hazard: The cribs have cut-outs in the end panels that can allow young children to get their heads entrapped, which can pose a strangulation hazard to infants and toddlers. Incidents/Injuries: CPSC is aware of the death of a one-year old girl whose head and neck became entrapped in the headboard cut-out of the “Betsy” style crib in 2003 in Mississippi, following the 2001 recall. No additional incidents or injuries have been reported. Description: This recall involves both “Molly” and “Betsy” style wooden cribs. The end panels on the "Molly" style cribs are made of solid wood with openings on both sides. The end panels on the "Betsy" style cribs are constructed with wood slats. The model numbers are printed inside the headboard at the bottom. Molly Betsy 0101327 02 (Natural) 0101257 02 (Natural) 0101327 11 (Antique Green) 0101257 11 (Antique Green) 0101327 12 (Antique White) 0101257 12 (Antique White) Sold at: Juvenile specialty stores nationwide from May 2000 through September 2001 for about $700 for the Molly model and $650 for the Betsy model. The cribs have not been available at retail since 2001. This re-issuance is voluntarily being undertaken to both alert consumers who may still have these cribs in their possession and to especially alert thrift stores and other similar second hand stores that these cribs should not be given away, sold or continued to be used. Manufactured in: Italy Remedy: Consumers should stop using these cribs immediately and contact LaJobi to receive replacement end panels which eliminates the hazard. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Lajobi at (800) 266-2848 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.Lajobi.com [Source]

LaJobi Molly and Betsy Cribs Recall Information

Country of OriginItaly
Recall Date12/02/2009
Recall ID52
Recall Number10051
Product TypeCribs
HazardEntrapment
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