Over 200,000 Graco, Simplicity Cribs Recalled

Over 200,000 Graco, Simplicity Cribs Recalled

This morning, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced voluntary recalls of cribs from two different companies — Graco and Simplicity — that encompasses well over 200,000 cribs. Both recalls involve possible suffocation hazards and owners are being advised to discontinue use immediately. [More]

More Dead Infants Prompt Re-Recall Of Simplicity Bassinet

More Dead Infants Prompt Re-Recall Of Simplicity Bassinet

The CPSC has issued a second recall of convertible “close-sleeper/bedside sleeper” bassinets made by Simplicity after learning of two additional infant deaths since the bassinets were recalled last August. Here is a Consumer Reports video explaining the dangers of the recalled bassinets.

Help Remedies Delivers Medicine To The WebMD Crowd

Help Remedies Delivers Medicine To The WebMD Crowd

A company called Help Remedies is offering basic drugs and first aid supplies with simple explanations. Sounds good, provided they remain focused on simple maladies.

Retailers Recall Death Bassinets Because The Manufacturer Won't

Retailers Recall Death Bassinets Because The Manufacturer Won't

The CPSC says that several retailers have agreed to recall some bassinets with a deadly flaw that has resulted in the strangulation deaths of two infants. The parent company that now owns the manufacturer of the bassinets is refusing to recall the product, claiming that they are not responsible for items that the old company, Simplicity, made before they bought its assets.

Recalled Simplicity Crib Owners: Your Repair Kits Are Ready

Recalled Simplicity Crib Owners: Your Repair Kits Are Ready

If you have one of the Simplicity cribs that was recalled due to a design flaw that made it easy to assemble incorrectly and dangerous to use, your repair kits are ready.

Did The Chicago Tribune Embarrass The CPSC Into Recalling A Million Cribs?

Did The Chicago Tribune Embarrass The CPSC Into Recalling A Million Cribs?

Photographs taken of Liam Johns’ crib by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office clearly show where it came apart.

1 Million Cribs Recalled After 2 Deaths

1 Million Cribs Recalled After 2 Deaths

About 1 million Simplicity cribs were recalled yesterday due to several deaths related to a defect which can cause children to become trapped and suffocate.