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Sorelle Brand Prescott Fixed-Sided Cribs Recalled

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Washington, DCAlbee Baby is recalling about 130 Sorelle brand "Prescott" fixed-sided cribs because the cribs re-labeled fixed-sided Simplicity cribs that contain tubular metal mattress-support frames recalled in April 2010. The mattress support frames can bend or detach, causing part of the mattress to drop, creating a space into which an infant or toddler can roll and become wedged, entrapped or fall out of the crib.

In the April 2010 Simplicity recall, CPSC reported the death of a one-year-old child from Attleboro, MA, who suffocated when he became entrapped between the crib mattress and the crib frame. In addition, CPSC has received reports of 29 incidents involving the Simplicity cribs where the cribs collapsed due to the metal mattress support frame detaching or bending. These include one child entrapment that did not result in injury and one child who suffered minor cuts when his head struck the broken mattress support bar. CPSC has received one report of a consumer who, in April of 2010, removed the Sorelle Prescott label from the crib and found a Simplicity crib label underneath. (The consumer purchased the crib in July of 2009, prior to the Simplicity mattress support recall.)

The cribs were sold online by AlbeeBaby.com between July 2009 and October 2009 for between $180 and $210.

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