Recall: Baby Hammocks Recalled by Three Sisters Toys Due to Fall and Strangulation Hazards
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.
Name of Product: Yayita Baby Hammocks
Units: About 20 (related recalls have been issued: 08-604 August 2008, 09-760 August 2009, and 09-761 August 2009)
Distributor: Three Sisters Toys Inc., Neptune Beach, Fla.
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 YABN-1 is printed on a white tag sewn into the hammock’s side seam.
Sold by: Three Sisters Toys online at www.threesisterstoys.com from December 2007 through July 2008 for about $100.
Manufactured in: Colombia
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the baby hammock and return it to Three Sisters Toys to receive a full refund. The firm has contacted all known purchasers of this product.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Three Sisters Toys toll-free at (888) 537-9293 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.threesisterstoys.com
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