Oye! News from Canada
Category: Canada Published on Wednesday, 09 June 2010 16:04 Written by Tapa Menon
Series 8000 Convertible 3-in-1 Cribs
Full Product Description
This recall involves the Convertible 3-in-1 Cribs sold with the model name "Série 8000" by Meubles Les Petits Mousses Inc. The recalled cribs were manufactured in December 2008.
The model number 8000 can be found below the head board.
Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has revealed that the recalled cribs were non-compliant with Canadian requirements under the Cribs and Cradles Regulations (Hazardous Products Act). The slat spacing of these cribs presents gaps which are large enough to allow a child's legs and body to enter but are too small to allow the passage of the head: the result can be strangulation by the neck and death by asphyxiation when the body sags under the force of gravity.
Neither Meubles Les Petits Mousses Inc. nor Health Canada has received reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these cribs.
For more information on crib requirements in Canada, as well as the safe use of cribs, see Health Canada's Crib Safety Booklet. For more information on safe sleeping practices for infants, see Health Canada's Consumer Information: Safe Sleep Practices for Infants.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cribs and contact Meubles Les Petits Mousses Inc. to arrange for an inspection and correction of their crib.
Approximately 56 of the recalled cribs were sold directly by Meubles Les Petits Mousses Inc. or by independent children's furniture stores in Quebec only.
Time Period Sold
The recalled products were sold from January 2009 to April 2010.
Manufactured in Canada.
Meubles Les Petits Mousses Inc. of Laval, Québec