Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Yet another Simplicity recall -- more play yards this time

Back in January, when the recall of Simplicity-made, but Fisher Price branded, play yards was announced, KID warned readers that the same product was still on the market under the Simplicity brand. Now finally today, the retailers have again come forward to recall this faulty product for the defunct Simplicity for Children, Inc or SFCA, the successor company.

The side rails on these play yards can fail, leading to entrapment and fall hazards. The Travel Tender play yard was sold by various retailers through January of this year. It can be returned to the place of purchase for a refund or replacement. Retailers participating in the recall include Babies"R"Us, Burlington Coat Factory, Target and Kohl's. Kudos to Kohl's for being the first of the lot to have the recall posted on their website -- the rest should show up shortly.

1 comment:

Stair Gates| said...

There should be a huge fine for the company taking this long to recall the Simplicity brand. I use to work at Whirlpool and when we made freezers at our plant, they went out in 2 brands, Kenmore and Whirlpool so if one was defected so was the other.

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