Fisher-Price announced on Friday that The company will recall 120,000 Soothers Rock ‘n Glide Soothers 4-in-1 machines in the United States after four babies died.
The babies were reportedly placed on their backs unregulated in the product and were later found on their stomachs, the company said in a recall notice on its website.
their death This takes place between April 2019 and February 2020, including a 4-month-old from Missouri, a 2-month-old from Nevada, a 2-month-old from Michigan, and an 11-week-old from Colorado.
Rock ‘n Glide Soothers 4-in-1, designed to mimic the movement of a baby being shaken in someone’s arms. It’s available online, including at Amazon, and at retailers including Walmart and Target, from January 2014 to December 2020 for about $108.
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Fisher-Price is also recalling 55,000 Soothe ‘n Play 2-in-1 gliders sold from November 2018 to May 2021 priced at approximately $125. No fatalities occurred in relation to that product.
The company has identified 25,000 Rock ‘n Glide Soothers 4-in-1s and 27,000 Soothe ‘n Play gliders in Canada.
Robert Adler, Acting Chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission which issued a notice of recall together with the company said “This kind of incident is heartbreaking.” “Dear parents put their children in these products in the unlikely event of a tragedy. Inclined products such as gliders, pacifiers, rockers and swings are not safe for babies to sleep because of the risk of suffocation.”
Fisher-Price general manager Chuck Scothon said the company is committed to educating parents and caregivers about using the product safely. “Including the importance of complying with all warnings and instructions.”
Scothon and Ynon Kreiz, CEO of Fisher-Price’s El Segundo, California-based parent company Mattel, will appear next week at the House Supervisory Board to look into the dozens of infant deaths related to Rock ‘n Play Sleeper’s Rock ‘n Play Sleeper. Fisher-Price
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product. said the agency
To request a refund Consumers should go to Fisher-Price online at Fisher-Price. Visit www.service.mattel.com and click on “Recall & Safety Alerts” or call toll-free 855-853-6224 from 9am to 6pm ET Monday through Friday.
Source: The Associated Press.
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