July 8, 2009
Kolcraft Enterprises Inc. is recalling about 1 million play yards sold under the Kolcraft, Carters, Sesame Street, Jeep, Contours, Care Bear and Eric Carle brand names.
The play yards 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 firm has received 347 reports of sides of the play yard collapsing unexpectedly, resulting in 21 injuries to young children, including bumps, scrapes, bruises and one concussion.
The recall involves the Kolcraft Travelin Tot play yards, as well as other similar play yards manufactured for Carters, Sesame Street, Jeep, Contours, Care Bare and Eric Carle, with model numbers listed below. Some of the units have a bassinet and/or changing table. Some models have a mobile, vibrating unit or a parent organizer. Model numbers are printed on a white sticker on one of the feet of the play yard.
Model numbers & details below photos
|Play Yard||Model Numbers||Additional Information|
|Kolcraft Travelin Tot,|
Kolcraft Travelin Tot LTD,
Kolcraft Travelin Tot 2-in-1,
Kolcraft Travelin Tot 3-in-1,
Kolcraft Travelin Tot 4-in-1
|18709-BH, 18709T-BH, 18709T-DV, 18709-NF, 18709T-NF, 18710-BE, 18711T-BD, 18711T-BE, 18713T-LB, 18714T-WD, 18714-WD, 18724T-SQ, 18725-CG, 18725T-FF, 18730T-BZ, 18730T-HJ,18731- DV, 18731T-BZ, 18733-CU, 18733T-CU, 18734T-DV, 18744-BL, 18751T-BZ, 18751T-CU,18751-DV,18751T-DV, 18910-MQ, 18910T-EB, 18910T-LN,18920D-OW,18920-OW, 18925-GS, 18925-LA, 18931-EZ, 18931T-DV, 18931T-PV, 18933T-CU, 18934-SW, 18934-DV, 18935T-UT, 18935-CH, 18942-EC, 18945T-CT, 18945T-ER, 18946-AR, 18950-GV, 18950T-GV, 18951T-DV, 18951T-GS, 18951T-MO,18960-KK, 18960T-PP, 18961-AR, 18961T-AR, 18961-CT, 18961T-CT, 18961-PP, 18961T-GF, 18961T-RV, 18962-AX, 18962T-FZ, 18962-OQ, 18962T-ZT, KP001-BND, KP013-BPA, KP013-HGF, KP013-JFR, KP013-NRB, KP013-PPL, KP014-JGY, KP015-BPA, KP015-JFR, KP016-OW, KP027-JGX||Kolcraft and Travelin Tot are printed on either the fabric on the top rail or on the lower side of the play yards.|
|Carters Lennon Travelin Tot,|
EMU Carters Travelin Tot,
Carters Travelin Tot
|18740-UE, 18740T-UE, 18736T-LJ, 18737-LJ, 18737T-LJ, 18726-KA, 18726T-HM||Carters" and Travelin Tot are printed on the top rail.|
|Sesame Beginnings 2-in-1 Play Yard by Kolcraft,|
Sesame Travelin Tot VT
|Sesame Beginnings and Travel Play Yard Kolcraft are printed on the top rail or along the fabric draft guard on the lower side of the play yards.|
|Jeep Sahara, Jeep Sahara SE Play Yard,|
Jeep Sahara Limited Play Yard,
Jeep Sahara XT Play Yard,
Jeep Sahara Limited SE Play Yard,
Jeep Sahara Limited XT Play Yard
|55200-JC, 55220-JC, 55225-JC, 55225T-JC, 55235-JC, 55237-JQ, 55237T-JQ, 55237-XC, 55237-XV, 55237T-XB, 55770-XA, 55770-XI, 55772-XE, 55773-XY, JP002-XSP||Jeep and Sahara are printed on the fabric on the top rail of the play yards. |
|Contours 2-in-1 Travel Playyard,|
Contours 3-in-1 Play Yard,
Contours Deluxe Playyard,
Contours Travel Play Yard
|Kolcraft and Contours are printed along the draft guard on the lower side of the play yards.|
|Care Bear Play Yard||18960-KK|
|Eric Carle Play Yard with Activity Gym||18763-EK|
The play yards were sold at Babies R Us, Walmart, Kmart, Sears, Target and other stores nationwide and Internet retailers from January 2000 through January 2009 for between $50 and $160. They were made in China, Spain, and Italy.
Consumers should immediately stop using the play yard and contact Kolcraft for a free repair kit.
For additional information, contact Kolcraft toll-free at (866) 594-4208 anytime.
Some of the models of the play yards involved in this recall were recalled in September 2007 due to a strangulation hazard posed by the changing table, which resulted in the death of a 10-month child.
The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
Kolcraft Enterprises Inc. is recalling about 1 million play yards sold under the Kolcraft, Carters, Sesame Street, Jeep, Contours, Care Bear and Eric Carle...