|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 11, 2012
|Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 262-8651
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Name of Product: Blake Bed Frames
Units: About 1,600 units
Manufacturer: The Land of Nod, of Morton Grove, Ill.
Hazard: A child’s torso can become lodged in the gap between the footboard’s top rail and the mattress, posing an entrapment hazard to the child.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a child becoming entrapped in the gap. The child was freed by her parents without injury.
Description: This recall involves Blake model bed frames. The frames were sold in full and twin sizes, in either a blonde stain or painted white. “The Land of Nod” and “Blake” are printed on a barcode sticker affixed to the headboard.
Sold exclusively at: The Land of Nod stores in Illinois and Washington, The Land of Nod catalog and website from September 2009 through October 2011 for about $600 for the twin size and $700 for full size.
Manufactured in: Vietnam
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled footboard and contact The Land of Nod for a replacement footboard with a closed-gap design.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact The Land of Nod at (800) 933-9904 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, visit the firm’s website at www.landofnod.com or email the firm at email@example.com
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov
CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.
Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.
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