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Consumer Product Safety Commission urges parents to stop using inclined baby sleepers

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is urging parents to stop using all inclined sleep products, even those that have not been recalled, due to safety issues. The CPSC issued a statement on October 31, 2019.

“CPSC received reports of 1,108 incidents, including 73 infant deaths, related to infant inclined sleep products that occurred from January 2005 through June 2019”

The list of previously recalled inclined sleeper products.

FisherPrice Recalls Rock ‘n Play Sleepers Due to Reports of DeathsKids II Recalls All Rocking Sleepers Due to Reports of DeathsFisherPrice Recalls Inclined Sleeper Accessory Included with Ultra-Lite Day & Night Play Yards Due to Safety Concerns About Inclined Sleep ProductsDorel Juvenile Group USA Recalls Inclined Sleepers Due to Safety Concerns About Inclined Sleep Products

What Should Parents and Caregivers Do Now?

  • Stop using infant sleep products with inclined seat backs of more than 10 degrees. Parents and caregivers should not use infant car seats, bouncers, and other infant inclined products for sleep, and should follow manufacturer instructions.
  • Follow safe sleep advice. Bare is Best: Do not add blankets, pillows, or other items to the baby’s sleep environment. Back to Sleep: Always place infants to sleep on their backs on a firm, flat surface.
  • Check www.cpsc.gov often to see if your nursery products have been recalled, and promptly follow the recall instructions to receive a refund, replacement, or repair. Consumers who register their nursery products with the manufacturer’s registration card (included with nursery items) can be contacted directly by the manufacturer if there is a recall.

Previously recalled sleepers

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