By Kristin Beerman | email
Edited by Jon Bush | email
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) – Monday night, NewsChannel 11 told you about the Consumer Product Safety Commission issuing the biggest baby crib recall in U.S. history. Tuesday, the CPSC admits that it didn't act fast enough. Now they are urging families to not buy any baby cribs from garage sales, thrift shops, or over the Internet.
Stork Craft, the maker of the recalled baby cribs made a video statement Tuesday, encouraging parents to order a free repair kit if their crib is under recall and also reminding parents to never buy a second hand baby crib. Stork Craft President Jim Moore explains, "The consumer has no idea how that crib has been maintained, how it's been stored, if all the parts are original."
Monday's recall of more than two million baby cribs brings to six million the total number of baby cribs under recall in the last two years. There have been several problems with the drop rail cribs. The rail could detach, plastic pieces can break and nationwide, dozens of children have been trapped and died in the past 10-years, after getting their head caught in the rails that lower down on one side. For more information about the recalled baby cribs, (Click Here).
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