Consumer Alert: Play Yard recall
Parents warned of strangulation hazard
Parents should be aware of a possible problem with about 10,000 play yards from Dream On Me. A recall posted on the website of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission shows the company is concerned about a potential strangulation hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the play yards and contact the company for a free repair kit. The company said the rails of the play yards could collapse, putting children at risk. At this time, the company says no injuries have been reported.
The recall includes Dream On Me Incredible two-level deluxe adjustable height play yards with model number starting with 436A, 436B, 436G, 436O, 436P and 436R. The play yards, made with a steel, powder-coated frame base with rolling, hooded casters, have a fabric and mesh covering that comes in a variety of colors.
The play yard includes a changing top, a toy bar with soft toys for entertainment, a side pocket for storage and a carrying case. "Dream On Me" is printed on the bottom left-hand side outside of the product. The model number is printed on a label attached to the play yard's mattress. The play yard can be folded for storage.
These items were sold at Amazon, Kohls, Toys R US, WalMart, Wayfair and other online retailers from March 2010 through January 2014 for about $60.
If you have one of the play yards, you can contact Dream On Me toll-free at (877) 201-4317 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday or online at www.dreamonme.com and click on the Recalls tab for more information.
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