Company recalls playpens

The playpen's side-rail can fail to latch properly and when a childpushes against the rail it can unlatch unexpectedly, posing a fallhazard to children.

 

Kolcraft Enterprises Inc. is voluntarily recalling 13,827 infant playpens sold in Canada.

 

There has been one reported injury in Canada.

 

Six Kolcraft playpens sold in Canada are included in this recall. The playpen's side-rail can fail to latch properly and when a child pushes against the rail it can unlatch unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard to children.

 

The recalled play yards are model number 76961T-GF sold under the Kolcraft brand, model numbers 22361-VT and 76361-VT sold under the "Sesame Beginnings" by Kolcraft brand, and model numbers 76225-JC, 76225T-JC, and 76235T-JC sold under the Jeep by Kolcraft brand.

The model number is printed on a white sticker located on one of the feet of the play yard.

The play yards were sold through Real Canadian Superstores, Loblaws, Zehrs, Fortino's, Maxi & Cie, Provigo, Atlantic Superstores, TRU-Canada, and Walmart-Canada from 2002 through July 2006.

Consumers should immediately stop using the playpen and contact Kolcraft for instructions on receiving a free repair kit.

For additional information, call Kolcraft at 866-594-4208 or visit the firm's website at www.kolcraft.com.


 
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