I figured every drop-side crib in the country had been recalled at this point, so I was surprised to see...
I figured every drop-side crib in the country had been recalled at this point, so I was surprised to see a Delta crib recall, until I realized it was a re-recall. Due to a new report of a 2009 death of a 7 month old baby girl in Colorado Springs, The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Delta Enterprise Corp., of New York, N.Y. have re-announced the 2008 recall of more than 985,000 drop-side cribs with "Crib Trigger Lock and Safety Peg" hardware. CPSC Chairman Inez Tenenbaum notes:
"Buying or accepting cribs second hand can be risky. "Second hand cribs may not come with all of the necessary parts that are needed to make sure your baby is safe. We urge parents and caregivers to use caution and to be aware that new rules established by CPSC will bring safer cribs to the market this summer."
What's being re-recalled: Delta Enterprise Corp cribs made in Taiwan and Indonesia. The cribs were sold at major retail stores including Kmart, Target and Walmart between January 1995 and December 2005 (through September 2007 for model 4624) for about $100. Delta's name and address is printed on the mattress support boards and the Delta logo is on the crib's top teether rail. Model numbers are located on the top of the mattress support board. This announcement includes the following 49 crib models with "Crib Trigger Lock with Safety Peg" drop-side hardware:
  • 4320, 4340;
  • 4500, 4520, 4530, 4532, 4540, 4542, 4550, 4551, 4580;
  • 4600, 4620, 4624 - production dates 01/06 thru 11/07, 4640, 4660, 4720, 4735, 4742, 4750 - production dates 01/95 thru 12/00;
  • 4760, 4770, 4780, 4790;
  • 4820, 4840, 4850, 4860, 4880, 4890, 4892; and
  • 4900, 4910, 4920, 4925-2, 4925-6, 4930, 4940, 4943, 4944, 4947, 4948, 4949, 4950, 4958, 4963, 4968, 4969, 4980.
If you've got one of these cribs - DO NOT USE IT!: contact Delta to receive a free, easy-to-install repair kit. Call Delta toll-free at (800) 816-5304 anytime. Learn more about the drop-side crib issue: CPSC bans dangerous drop-side cribs Co-sleeping means no recalled baby cribs National education campaign on crib safety for new parents More drop-side crib recalls and stroller recalls Six safe eco-friendly fixed side cribs Baby bassinet & cradle sleeping options

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