|Office of Information and Public Affairs||Washington, DC 20207|
|August 4, 2009
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.Units:
Distributor: Kaplan Early Learning Company, of Lewisville, N.C.
Hazard: The hammock can flip over, posing a serious fall hazard and strangulation hazard to infants who become entrapped in the seat's restraint straps while upside down.
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents have been reported.
Description: The recalled baby hammock is a cream-colored canvas and hangs from a wooden pole. The hammock measures about 29 x 43 inches. It has three restraint straps with red buckles and is attached to a cushioned pad for the infant. A mounting fixture, also called a fixing set, is sold with the hammock. "La Siesta" is printed on a tag located below the restraint straps. Model number YABP-1 is printed on a white tag sewn into the hammock's side seam.
Sold by: Kaplan's 2005-2007 Infant, Toddlers & Two (ITT) catalog and online at www.kaplanco.com from July 2005 through August 2008 for about $100.
Manufactured in: Colombia
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the baby hammock and contact Kaplan to receive a full credit toward the purchase of another product. The firm has contacted all known purchasers of this product.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Kaplan at (800) 334-2014 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.kaplanco.com