WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with jcpenney, announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately until proper repairs are made.
Name of Product: Kolcraft Tender Vibes Travel Bassinet with Music
Hazard: The latches that attach the bassinet base onto the metal frame can appear to be locked in place but still remain unlocked. This allows the bassinet to become detached from the metal frame, causing the bassinet to fall and the infant to be injured.
Incidents/Injuries: CPSC and Kolcraft have received seven reports of latches that detached from the bassinet frame. One infant received a bruised cheek when the bassinet detached from the metal frame and landed sideways on the floor with the infant inside.
Description: This recall includes Kolcraft Tender Vibes Bassinet with model number KB021-ARC, jcp model number 343-8973. A label with the model/item number of the bassinet is located on one of the legs of the metal frame. The recalled bassinet was sold at jcpenney from January 2008 through December 2009. The words “Kolcraft Tender Vibes is located on the removable music box which is attached to the side of the bassinet.
Remedy: Customers should immediately stop using the recalled bassinet and contact Kolcraft by phone or online to receive a free repair kit and instructions for securing the latches to the metal frame. In the meantime, parents are urged to find an alternate, safe sleeping environment for the child, such as a crib that meets current safety standards or play yard depending on the child’s age.
Consumer Contact: Kolcraft at (888) 624-1908
between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday