Drop-Side Cribs Recalled After Reports Of Infant Injuries

Heritage Collection cribDrop-side cribs sold by Kmart and Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. are among 40,650 being recalled after the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission received reports of at least six injuries to children when the beds failed. Victory Land Group Inc. of Bartlett, Illinois, is recalling 34,000 of its Heritage Collection cribs sold only in Sears Holding Corp.’s Kmart stores, the CPSC said today in a statement. The agency and the company have 17 reports of drop- side rail detachments, resulting in three infant injuries.

Ethan Allen, based in Danbury, Connecticut, received reports of five cases where parts came off of its drop-side cribs, leading to one baby becoming trapped, two children falling out and one child getting a pinched hand. The recall covers 3,250 cribs sold for $550 to $900, the CPSC said.

Angel Line of Pennsville, New Jersey, is recalling 3,400 drop-side cribs sold through websites Ababy.com and Babyage.com for about $140, the regulator said. The CPSC received one report of a crib’s side detaching.

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