2.2 Million Drop-Side Cribs Recalled
Baby Suffocation Danger from Stork Craft, Fisher-Price Drop-Side Cribs
The firm’s insignia "storkcraft baby" or "storkling" is inscribed on the
drop-side teething rail of some cribs. In Stork Craft cribs that contain the
“Fisher-Price” logo, this logo can be found on the crib’s teething rail, in the
manufacturer’s instructions, on the assembly instruction sheet attached to the
mattress support board, and on the end panels of the Twinkle-Twinkle and
Crystal crib models.
Major retailers in the United States and Canada sold the recalled cribs
including BJ’s Wholesale Club, J.C. Penney, Kmart, Meijer, Sears, USA Baby, and
Walmart stores and online at Amazon.com, Babiesrus.com, Costco.com, Target.com,
and Walmart.com from January 1993 through October 2009 for between $100 and
The cribs were manufactured in Canada, China, and Indonesia.
For additional information, contact Stork Craft toll-free at (877) 274-0277
anytime or visit storkcraft.com to order the free repair kit.
Fleming said that Stork Craft has been inundated with calls, and that the
company web site was unable to handle the traffic. She urged consumers who
purchased the product to be patient and to keep trying to get through -- and
warned them not to used the cribs until the repairs are made.