Recall: Rainforest Portable Play Yards
January 15, 2009: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (”CPSC”) has announced a voluntary recall of Fisher-Price Rainforest Portable Play Yards, manufactured by Simplicity Inc. and SFCA Inc. The recall affects approximately 200,000 play yards.
The recalled play yards are portable and were sold with a bassinet, changing table, and mobile features. The products have a Rainforest™ patterned fabric, Rainforest themed artwork and bear the “Fisher-Price” logo. The Simplicity Inc. model numbers are 5310 RNF, 5310RNFC, and 5310RNFW. The model number is located on a sticker on one of the legs underneath the play yard.
According to CPSC, the danger is that “One or more rails can collapse unexpectedly, posing a fall or entrapment hazard to young children.” There have been numerous reports of injuries to children caused by collapsed railings. Consumers are advised to stop using the portable play cribs immediately.
To read the recall notice or to learn whether your play crib is affected by the recall, click here.