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From Products Liability Law Daily, April 15, 2019

Fisher-Price recalls 4.7M Rock ’n Play Sleepers after reports of infant fatalities

By Colleen Kave, J.D.

More than 30 infants died after rolling over in the sleepers.

Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, New York, has recalled around 4.7 million Rock ‘n Play Sleepers because infant fatalities have occurred after the infants rolled from their back to their stomach or side while unrestrained, or under other circumstances (CPSC Recall Notice, No. 19-105, April 12, 2019).

Incidents and injuries. Since the 2009 product introduction, over 30 infant fatalities have occurred in Rock ‘n Play Sleepers after the infants rolled over while unrestrained, or under other circumstances.

Product description. This recall involves all models of Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleepers. These infant inclined sleep products, which were manufactured in China, were sold at major retailers for approximately $40 to $149.

Remedy. Consumers should stop using the product immediately and contact Fisher-Price for a refund or voucher.

Customer contact. For more information, customers may contact Fisher-Price toll-free at 866-812-6518 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or online at www.service.mattel.com and click on "Recalls & Safety Alerts."

Companies: Fisher-Price

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