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LaJobi Recalls Glider Rockers Due to Fall Hazard




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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
November 9, 2012 | 1135 views | Post a comment

LaJobi Recalls Glider Rockers Due to Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Graco(r)-branded Avalon Glider Rockers with Ottoman and Complete Nursery Solution (CNS) Box 2 / Katelyn Nursery Solution Glider Rockers

Units: About 33,000 Avalon rockers and 5,600 CNS Box 2 / Katelyn glider rockers

Importer: LaJobi, Inc., of Cranbury, N.J.

Hazard: The base of the glider rocker can crack or break, posing a fall hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: CPSC and the firm have received 26 reports of the Avalon glider rockers breaking. In one incident, the occupant fell to the ground and sustained a minor injury. CPSC and the firm have received two reports of the CNS Box 2 glider rocker breaking with no injuries.

Description: This recall involves two models of wooden glider rockers: Graco-branded Avalon and CNS Box 2/ Katelyn Nursery Solution Glider. Both products were sold in classic cherry, classic white and espresso wood finishes with sandstone colored fabric covered seats. The Avalon model comes with an ottoman. Only the rockers are affected by the recall. The Graco logo, products' item numbers, name and the place of manufacture are printed on the label located underneath the front part of the seat.

Glider | Model # | Wood Finish
Avalon | 1062335-065 | Espresso
Avalon | 1062335-071 | Espresso
Avalon | 1062381-065 | Classic White
Avalon | 1062381-071 | Classic White
Avalon | 1062384-065 | Classic Cherry
Avalon | 1062384-071 | Classic Cherry
Avalon | 5827914 | Classic Cherry
Avalon | 8529752 | Classic White
Avalon | 9382976 | Espresso
CNS/Katelyn | 7822758 | Classic Cherry
CNS/Katelyn | 6858104 | Classic White
CNS/Katelyn | 8971382 | Espresso

Sold at: The Avalon model was sold at Burlington and other mass retail stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Target.com and Walmart.com from December 2009 to October 2012 for about $170. The CNS Box 2 / Katelyn model was sold exclusively online at Walmart.com from November 2011 to October 2012 for about $135.

Manufactured in: China and Vietnam

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the glider rockers and contact LaJobi to receive a free replacement base for the glider rocker.

Consumer Contact: LaJobi toll free at (888) 266-2848 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or website at www.lajobi.com and click on Recalls for more information.

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13032.html
 
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