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Bassettbaby Mission Single, Mission Bay Single, Cape Cod Single, Cape Cod 4 N 1 drop-side cribs

Date: 
November 22, 2010
Brand: 
Bassett
Sold At: 
Children's product stores, and other retailers nationwide and on-line from January 2000 through August 2010 for between about $200 and $500.
Problem:
The cribs' drop-side rail can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail, causing part of the drop side to detach from the crib. When a drop-side rail partially detaches, it creates a space between the drop-side and the crib mattress. An infant or toddler's body can become entrapped in the space, which can lead to strangulation and/or suffocation. A child also can fall out of the crib. Drop-side incidents also can occur due to incorrect assembly and age-related wear and tear.
Product Numbers Recalled: 
About 90,000
If You Own This Product: 
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled drop-side cribs and contact Bassettbaby for a free kit that will immobilize the drop side. In the meantime, parents are urged to find an alternate, safe sleeping environment for the child, such as a bassinet, play yard or toddler bed depending on the child's age.
Consumer Contact: 
For additional information, contact Bassettbaby at (800) 308-7485 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.bassettbaby.com
Incidents/Injuries: 
The firm and CPSC are aware of 18 reported incidents in which drop-sides malfunctioned or detached from the crib. No injuries were reported. In one of the incidents a child became entrapped between the mattress and the drop-side. In three of the incidents children fell out of the cribs. The firm also has received 154 reports of drop-side hardware breaking during shipment, assembly or use.
Manufactured In: 
China, Croatia, Slovenia, Taiwan and Vietnam

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