On August 27, 2008, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
published an announcement urging consumers to stop using certain Simplicity 3-
in1 and 4-in-1 Convertible Bassinets manufactured by Simplicity Inc., of Reading,
Pennsylvania, due to a possible entrapment hazard.
The metal bars on the affected models of Simplicity 3-in-1 and 4-in-1 Convertible
Bassinets are covered by an adjustable fabric flap which is attached by Velcro.
The fabric is folded down when the bassinet is converted into a bed-side cosleeping
position. If the Velcro is not properly re-secured when the flap is
adjusted, an infant can slip through the opening and become entrapped in the
metal bars and suffocate. This Safety Advisory does not cover bassinets
produced in recent months that have fabric permanently attached over the lower
This Safety Advisory affects the following Simplicity 3-in-1 and 4-in-1 convertible
bassinet models in Canada, manufactured before April 1st, 2008:
Model # 3122TGC, 3010BIJ, 3012LLT, 486000, 5710ZOL, 3040LAC, 3050SAR,
3050SWT, 3040SPR, 3040SPRC, 3045DRMC, 3050SWTC, 3045OXFC
This warning does not cover bassinets produced after April 1st, 2008 that have
fabric permanently attached over the lower bar.
If you believe you have one of the affected bassinets in your possession, please
stop using the unit immediately, and contact Elfe Juvenile Products to receive
your free repair kit by filling out the form below or by calling 1-800-667-8184.
There is no need to return the bassinet to the retailer.
Media inquires should be directed to: Ivan T. Bern at (514) 344-3533
||August 27, 2008 |