Fisher-Value New child Rock ‘n Play Sleepers have been recalled by Well being Canada — greater than a month after the U.S. issued a recall over a number of studies of toddler deaths.
The recall alert was issued by the federal government company on Wednesday. It defined that as of Could three, there have been no studies of accidents or deaths associated to the product in Canada. Nevertheless, there have been greater than 30 studies of infants dying in the USA within the final decade.
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The U.S. Shopper Product Security Fee defined on its web site that the infants died whereas within the sleeper, they both “rolled over whereas unrestrained, or beneath different circumstances.”
About 2,000 affected merchandise (with the mannequin quantity R6070) had been offered in Canada between December 2009 and February 2011.
One other 4 variations of the product are additionally being recalled. About 600 had been offered on-line by way of Amazon.ca from January 2018 to April 2019.
- Fisher-Value Deluxe Auto Rock ‘n Play Sleeper with SmartConnect – mannequin quantity GGD42
- Fisher-Value Auto Rock ‘n Play Sleeper – mannequin quantity DMJ23
- Fisher-Value Deluxe New child Auto Rock ‘n Play Sleeper with SmartConnect, Isle Sone – mannequin quantity CMP94
- Fisher-Value Deluxe Auto Rock ‘n Play Sleeper [Amazon Exclusive] – mannequin quantity CMP94
Practically 5 million sleeper merchandise have been offered within the U.S.
The recall doesn’t point out the Rock ‘n Play Soother, an identical product that’s nonetheless offered by the corporate in Canada.
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How one can know in case your product is affected
The recalled product’s mannequin quantity is positioned on the within of one of many spherical hubs on the body.
The product has a seat, a metallic body and a plastic backing. There’s a detachable seat cushion. It’s only meant for use by infants beneath 25 kilos.
Here’s a nearer have a look at every affected product:
Fisher-Value New child Rock ‘n Play Sleeper (mannequin quantity R6070):
Fisher-Value Deluxe Auto Rock ‘n Play Sleeper with SmartConnect:
Fisher-Value Auto Rock ‘n Play Sleeper:
Fisher-Value Deluxe New child Auto Rock ‘n Play Sleeper with SmartConnect, Isle Stone:
Fisher-Value Deluxe Auto Rock ‘n Play Sleeper [Amazon Exclusive]:
Right here is the place to search out the mannequin quantity:
Product doesn’t meet security necessities
Well being Canada defined that the Fisher-Value New child Rock ‘n Play Sleeper was marketed as a sleeping lodging for a child, but it surely doesn’t meet the protection necessities in place for cribs, cradles and bassinets.
“As a playtime or soothing seat, the product shouldn’t be topic to the Cribs, Cradles and Bassinets Laws,” the well being company defined.
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The product was offered in Canada till 2011, however was then faraway from the market from mother or father firm Mattel Canada Inc.
After 2011, the sleepers could have been purchased by Canadians by way of third-party retailers or on-line.
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Directions for many who personal the product
Well being Canada is advising those that personal the sleeper to cease utilizing it instantly for naptime and in a single day sleep.
“At current, Well being Canada shouldn’t be conscious of any hazard related to the product when used for supervised playtime or soothing,” the recall alert explains.
For additional questions, Canadian customers can contact Mattel or Well being Canada instantly.
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