Find Information About:

Drugs & Supplements

Get information and reviews on prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and supplements. Search by name or medical condition.

Pill Identifier

Pill Identifier

Having trouble identifying your pills?

Enter the shape, color, or imprint of your prescription or OTC drug. Our pill identification tool will display pictures that you can compare to your pill.

Get Started
My Medicine

My Medicine

Save your medicine, check interactions, sign up for FDA alerts, create family profiles and more.

Get Started

WebMD Health Experts and Community

Talk to health experts and other people like you in WebMD's Communities. It's a safe forum where you can create or participate in support groups and discussions about health topics that interest you.

  • Second Opinion

    Second Opinion

    Read expert perspectives on popular health topics.

  • Community


    Connect with people like you, and get expert guidance on living a healthy life.

Got a health question? Get answers provided by leading organizations, doctors, and experts.

Get Answers

Sign up to receive WebMD's award-winning content delivered to your inbox.

Sign Up

Children's Health

Font Size

600,000 Simplicity Cribs Recalled

Drop Side of Recalled Simplicity Cribs Can Come Off Tracks; No Injuries Reported
WebMD Health News
Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD

Sept. 17, 2008 -- About 600,000 Simplicity cribs are being recalled because their drop side can come off its tracks, creating a dangerous gap where babies could get trapped and suffocate.

No injuries have been reported, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and SFCA Inc., which bought Simplicity's assets at a public auction in April. SFCA didn't make the recalled cribs, but it's cooperating with the Simplicity recall.

The new Simplicity crib recall includes the following model numbers: 8620, 8745, 8748, 8755, 8756, 8778, 8810, and 8994. The recalled drop-side cribs have a date code, which can be found on a label on the headboard under the mattress support, which ends in 05DH, 05GB, 06DH, 06GB, 07DH or 07GB (examples: 1806 DH or 0507 GB).

If you have one of the recalled Simplicity cribs, the CPSC recommends that you stop using those cribs immediately and find an alternative, safe sleeping environment for your baby.

The recalled model names include Aspen and Crib N Changer Combo, Gabrielle, Camille, Providence, and Shenandoah. Only the brand name "Simplicity" can be seen on the label on the headboard. You can return the recalled cribs to the store where you bought them for a refund or store credit.

More information on the Simplicity crib recall, including a list of retailers and their web sites, is posted on the CPSC's web site. You can also call SFCA's customer service phone number at 800-858-8323 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or visit SFCA's web site.

In September 2007, a million Simplicity cribs were recalled after three babies died. The new Simplicity recall is due to sizing problems in the crib's hardware; the hardware isn't the same as in last year's recall, according to the CPSC.

Today on WebMD

child with red rash on cheeks
What’s that rash?
plate of fruit and veggies
How healthy is your child’s diet?
smiling baby
Treating diarrhea, fever and more.
Middle school band practice
Understanding your child’s changing body.

worried kid
jennifer aniston
Measles virus
sick child

Child with adhd
rl with friends
Syringes and graph illustration