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PT Domusindo Perdana Recalls Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment and Suffocation Hazards; Sold Exclusively at JC Penney

PT Domusindo Perdana Recalls Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment and Suffocation
                    Hazards; Sold Exclusively at JC Penney

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2013

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop
using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise
instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer

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Recall Summary

Name of product: PT Domusindo Perdana  drop-side cribs
Hazard: The cribs' drop sides can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail,
causing part of the drop side to fall out of position, creating a space into
which an infant or toddler can roll and become wedged or entrapped, which can
lead to strangulation or suffocation. A child can also fall out of the crib.
Drop-side incidents can also occur due to incorrect assembly and with
age-related wear and tear.
Remedy: Repair
Consumer Contact: Modus Furniture International at (800) 827-2129 from 8 a.m.
to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at and click on the Recall tab for more information.

To see photos of the recalled products, go to

Recall Details
Units: About 73,000
Description: This recall includes 14 models of PT Domusindo Perdana wooden
drop-side cribs. The name, model number and date codes are printed on the
plywood mattress board. 

Model #                      Description                           Date

343-1509                     Jenny Lind Crib                      
343-3810                     Christopher Crib                      2001
343-5500                     Early American Crib               
343-6771                     Scottsdale Crib                      

Model #                      Description                           Date

343-7100                     Sleigh Crib without Rosette      01/2004-12/2006
343-7134                     Sleigh Crib                             
343-7144                     Anniversary Sleigh Crib           
343-7753                     Kristin
Crib                             01/1998-12/1999
343-8249                     Cameron
Crib                         01/1998/12/1999
343-8020                     Solid Panel Sleigh Crib           
343-8070                     Roll Bar Convertible
Crib          01/2004-12/2005
343-8155                     Anniversary Convertible 
Crib                              01/2002-12/2006
343-8200                     Spindle Convertible
Crib           01/2001-12/2005
343-8913                     Bella 3-in-1
Crib                      01/2005-12/2008        

Incidents/Injuries: CPSC and the firm are aware of three incidents involving
drop side rails that malfunctioned or detached.  No injuries were reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cribs and contact
customer service at Modus Furniture International to get a free immobilizer
kit that will immobilize the drop side. The immobilizer kits will be available
in May 2013. In the meantime, parents are encouraged to find an alternate,
safe sleep environment for the child, such as a bassinet, play yard or toddler
bed depending on your child's age.
Sold at: and the JCPenney catalog from January 1998 through
December 2008 for between $200 and $400.
Importer : JC Penney Corp., of Plano, Texas
Manufacturer : PT Domusindo Perdana, of Indonesia
Manufacturer in: Indonesia

Important Message from CPSC: CPSC staff recommends that you do not use a crib
that is older than 10 years old. Effective June 28, 2011, new, mandatory
federal crib rules require that all cribs manufactured and sold after that
date must meet new and improved safety requirements (pdf). Older cribs do not
meet the new standard and can have a variety of safety problems. Check if your
crib has been recalled at and visit CPSC's Crib Information
Center for additional safe sleep information for your baby at

CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury
or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under
the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer
product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is
committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire,
electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of
consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and
household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and
injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a
publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall
ordered by the Commission.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to or call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or
teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can
obtain news release and recall information at, on Twitter
@OnSafety or by subscribing to CPSC's free e-mail newsletters.

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe

Media Contact
Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.
Phone: (301) 504-7908
Spanish: (301) 504-7800
Link Text: View CPSC contacts for specific areas of expertise

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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