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Infant deaths prompt Fisher-Price recall of Rock ‘n Glide Soothers

Infants who are placed unrestrained in the product are at risk of suffocation.

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Fisher-Price and the Consumer Product Safety Commission are announcing the recalls of about 175,000 Fisher-Price 4-in-1 Rock ‘n Glide Soothers and 2-in-1 Soothe ‘n Play Gliders.

There have been reports of four infant deaths in the 4-in-1 Rock ‘n Glide Soother.

The infants were reportedly placed on their backs unrestrained in the product and later found on their stomachs. The incidents occurred between April 2019, and February 2020.

The fatalities involved a 4-month old from Missouri, a 2-month old from Nevada, a 2-month old from Michigan, and an 11-week old from Colorado.

There have been no fatalities in the 2-in-1 Soothe ‘n Play Gliders.

The recall involves CHP56, CHP55 and CBT81 4-in-1 Rock ‘n Glide Soothers and the GDD28, GDD39, GDD41, GGW85, GNX43, GVG43, HBD26 and HBD27 of the 2-in-1 Soothe ‘n Play Gliders. HBT17 is sold in Canada only.

Approximately 120,000 4-in-1 Rock ‘n Glide Soothers and 55,000 2-in-1 Soothe ‘n Play Gliders were sold at juvenile product stores and mass merchandisers nationwide and online, including Walmart and Target stores and Amazon.com.

The 4-in-1 Rock ‘n Glide Soothers were sold from January 2014, through December 2020, for about $108. The 2-in-1 Soothe ‘n Play Gliders were sold from November 2018, through May 2021, for about $125.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and contact Fisher-Price for a refund.

Consumers wishing to obtain a refund may contact Fisher-Price toll-free at (855) 853-6224 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, or online at www.service.mattel.com, and click on “Recall & Safety Alerts” at the top of the page.

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