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Shermag Chanderic Michelle Convertible Fixed Rail Crib

Starting date:
July 25, 2011
Posting date:
July 25, 2011
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Childrens' Products, Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-500002606

Expansion of May 2011 Recall

Affected products

Shermag Chanderic Michelle Convertible Fixed Rail Crib

Product description

This recall involves the Chanderic Michelle Convertible fixed rail crib available in walnut or white. This recall also includes all product replacement distributed to consumers between May 2011 and July 2011.

The affected cribs can be identified by the following UPC, model and product numbers.
Model Number Product Number UPC Manufacturer
Code
721298 8A5B2B25 773378141872 2302.48.45
721050 A12BA318 773378140462 2302.48.w8

The crib name, model number, and "Shermag Inc." can be found on the assembly instruction sheet that is attached to the crib's mattress support board, as well as at the bottom of the crib's headboard.

Hazard identified

The crib's wooden slats can splinter or crack, which can pose a laceration hazard to infants and toddlers. In addition, the crib's wooden slats can break, which can pose a strangulation, entrapment and fall hazard to infants and toddlers.

Health Canada is aware of two complaints related to the Shermag Chanderic Michelle Convertible Collection cribs. No injuries have been reported.

For more information on crib requirements in Canada, as well as the safe use of cribs, see Health Canada's Crib Safety: Booklet. For more information on safe sleeping practices for infants, see Health Canada's Consumer Information Bulletin: Safe Sleep Practices for Infants.

Number sold

Approximately 8,836 units of the affected cribs were sold exclusively at Toys "R" Us Canada nationwide.

Time period sold

The affected cribs were sold from December 2009 to July 2011.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Shermag Inc.
Sherbrooke
Quebec
CANADA
Tel: 1-800-567-3419

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What you should do

Consumers should carefully examine their crib for any signs of damage. If consumers determine that the slats are broken, loose, cracked, or splintering or that there are any other reasons for concern, consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cribs and find an alternative safe sleeping environment for their baby.

Consumers should immediately contact Shermag Inc. for a free product replacement or reimbursement. For more information, consumers may contact Shermag Inc. at 1-800-567-3419, from Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET.