HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - More than 11,000 baby cribs sold at JC Penny stores are being recalled because of a problem with the drop side rail. The cribs were manufactured in China by Alexander Designs Limited.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission issued the recall because the rail hardware can break, fail or be incorrectly assembled, allowing the drop side to detach, creating a gap between the rail and the mattress. Officials say an infant or toddler could get trapped, strangled or suffocate in that gap.
The cribs were sold in JC Penny catalogs and online at JCPenny.com from March of 2003 to April of 2007.
For more information about the recall, consumers can call 1-800-295-1980 OR check online.