Fisher-Price recalls almost five million Rock 'n Play sleepers after 32 babies died in a decade

Mail Online | 4/12/2019 | Associated Press
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Fisher-Price is recalling nearly 5 million infant sleepers after more than 30 babies rolled over in them and died, since the product was introduced in 2009.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says that anyone who bought any models of the Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play sleeper should stop using it right away and contact Fisher-Price for a refund.

USPSC - Causes - Babies - Deaths - Stomachs

The USPSC did not reveal the exact causes of the babies' deaths, but said they died after rolling from their stomachs to their backs or sides while unrestrained in the sleeper.

'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,' the recall notice said.

Recall - Consumers - Product - Fisher-Price - Refund

According to the recall, consumers 'should immediately stop using the product and contact Fisher-Price for a refund or voucher.'

The recall covers about 4.7 million of the sleepers, which cost between $40 and $149.

Week - CPSC - People - Sleepers - Infants

Last week the CPSC warned people not to use the sleepers for infants older than three months old, since they are more likely to roll over.

A previous warning from Fisher-Price said that older babies that were not buckled into the sleeper had rolled over, fallen out of it and been killed.

Result - USPSC - Fisher-Price - Parents - Crib

As a result, both the USPSC and Fisher-Price warned parents to stop using the rocking crib without restraints once their children were more than three months old.

'This product is deadly and should be recalled immediately,' Dr. Kyle...
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