10 Infant Deaths Reported Due to Misuse of Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play

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A RECALL HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED FOR THE FISHER-PRICE ROCK ‘N PLAY


A warning was released yesterday, April 5, 2019, by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Fisher-Price to warn consumers about the Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play. There have been reports of death when infants roll over in the product. The CPSC is aware of 10 infant deaths in the Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play that have occurred since 2015, after the infants rolled from their back to their stomach or side, while unrestrained. All 10 infants were 3 months or older.

Because deaths continue to occur, CPSC is recommending consumers stop use of the product by three months of age, or as soon as an infant exhibits rollover capabilities.

CPSC has previously warned consumers to use restraints in infant inclined sleep products.

Fisher-Price warned consumers to stop using the product when infants can roll over, but the reported deaths show that some consumers are still using the product when infants are capable of rolling and without using the three-point harness restraint.

CPSC and Fisher-Price reminded consumers to create a safe sleep environment for infants, whether using a crib, bassinet, play yard, or inclined sleeper:  Never add blankets, pillows, stuffed toys, or other items to the environment and always place infants to sleep on their backs.

10 Infant Deaths Reported Due to Misuse of Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play


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