Infant Bed-Side Sleepers have been recalled by CPSC due to entrapment, suffocation and fall hazards.
When the fabric liner is not used or is not securely attached of the Arm’s Reach Concepts product, infants can fall from the raised mattress into the loose fabric at the bottom of the bed-side sleeper or can become entrapped between the edge of the mattress and the side of the sleeper, posing risks of suffocation.
CPSC and Arm’s Reach have received 10 reports of infants falling from the raised mattress into the bottom of the sleeper or becoming entrapped between the edge of the mattress and the side of the bed-side sleeper.
This recall involves a product called a “co-sleeper” by the manufacturer. One side of the bed-side sleeper is lower than the others to allow positioning near a bed and access to the infant for care and feeding. This recall includes all Arm’s Reach Original and Universal styles with manufacture dates between September 1997 and December 2001.
About 76,000 of the recalled sleepers were sold at Burlington Coat Factory, Babies R Us and other retail stores nationwide from September 1997 through December 2001 for about $160.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bed-side sleepers and visit www.armsreach.com/instructions to view and download assembly instructions and to make sure that the product is properly configured.
Consumers who are missing the fabric liner or other components should immediately contact Arm’s Reach on (800) 954-9353 for an alternative solution.