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Bexco Recalls Franklin & Ben Mason 4-in-1 Convertible Cribs Due to Fall and Entrapment Hazards

Date: 
August 19, 2014
Brand: 
Bexco Enterprises Inc., of Montebello, Calif.
Sold At: 

Juvenile products specialty retailers nationwide from January 2012 through June 2014 for between $600 and $700.

Problem:

The crib front can separate from the side panels and create a hazardous gap that can allow a child to fall out or become entrapped between the front and side panels.

Product Numbers Recalled: 
About 1,000 in the U.S and 100 in Canada
If You Own This Product: 

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cribs and contact the firm for a free repair kit. 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: 

Contact Franklin & Ben, a division of Bexco, toll-free at (888) 673-6652 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. PT Monday through Friday. Consumers can also visit the firm’s website at www.franklinandben.com and click “Safety Recall” to request a repair kit.

Incidents/Injuries: 

The firm has received 14 reports of the front separating from the side panels of the crib. No injuries have been reported.

Manufactured In: 
Taiwan

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