If you think you have the following item(s), click through to the CPSC press release for more details:
Girls’ Hooded Zip Jacket and Vest Sets with Drawstrings Recalled By Splendid Due to Strangulation Hazard – Click through for an additional photo.
Also, the CPSC has approved new crib safety standards, which will go into effect in June 2011. The new mandatory crib standards will: (1) stop the manufacture and sale of dangerous, traditional drop-side cribs; (2) make mattress supports stronger; (3) make crib hardware more durable; and (4) make safety testing more rigorous.
I understand the safety reasons for eliminating drop-side cribs, but I now feel sorry for all of the parents who will have to drop their babies into the crib. (You can put a stool next to the crib but honestly, that’s a safety hazard too because you’re so tired that you’re guaranteed to misstep occasionally.)
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