Friday, August 29, 2008

Simplicity Bassinets Recall Information

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging retailers across the country to protect the health and safety of babies by stopping sale and recalling nearly 900,000 dangerous Simplicity bassinets. The CPSC is warning parents, caregivers and consumers to immediately stop using convertible "close-sleeper/bedside sleeper" bassinets manufactured by Simplicity Inc., due to a serious safety risk.

Below is a listing of Simplicity 3-in-1 and 4-in-1 Convertible "Close-Sleeper" model bassinets that are included in this recall. The model number can be found on a label on the underside of the bassinet.

The following retailers have voluntarily agreed to recall the product and provide a refund or store credit to consumers who return the product to the store where purchased:

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark. – (800) 925-6278 or

Toys "R" Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J. - (800) 869-7787 or or

Kmart Corp., of Hoffman Estates, Ill. – (800) 659-7026 or

Big Lots!, of Columbus, Ohio – (866) 244-5687 or

Target of Minneapolis, Minnesota sold at only

J.C. Penney, of Plano, Texas – (888) 333-6063 or