(WBNG Binghamton) Baby Matters LLC is recalling 30,000 Nap Nanny® portable baby recliners.
Babies sleeping on the bed in a crib can roll out of it and get trapped between the recliner and the crib bumper.
One baby may have died as a result of the problem.
Babies can also roll out of the bed, even when strapped in the harness on the bed.
the Consumer Product Safety Commission and Baby Matters have received 22 reports of infants, primarily younger than 5-months-old, hanging or falling out over the side of the Nap Nanny® despite most of the infants being placed in the harness.
This situation can be worse if the Velcro™ straps, located inside the Nap Nanny® cover are not properly attached to the "D"-rings located on the foam, or if consumers are using the first generation model Nap Nanny® that was sold without "D"-rings.
In addition, if the Nap Nanny® is placed inside a crib, play yard or other confined area, which is not a recommended use, the infant can fall or hang over of the side of the Nap Nanny® and become entrapped between the crib side and the Nap Nanny® and suffocate.
Likewise, if the Nap Nanny® is placed on a table, counter top, or other elevated surface and a child falls over the side, it poses a risk of serious head injury.
Consumers should always use the Nap Nanny® on the floor away from any other products.
The Nap Nanny® is a portable recliner designed for sleeping, resting and playing.
The first generation model of the Nap Nanny® can be identified by the absence of "D"-rings in the foam base.
In second generation models, the harness system has "D"-rings in the foam base and Velcro™ straps inside the fitted fabric cover.
The recalled Nap Nannys® were sold at toy and children's retail stores nationwide and online, including at www.napnanny.com, from January 2009 through July 2010 for about $130.
Consumers with a first generation Nap Nanny® models, without "D"-rings, should stop using the recalled baby recliners immediately and contact the firm to receive an $80 coupon towards the purchase of a new Nap Nanny® with free shipping.
Consumers with a second generation Nap Nanny® model, with "D"-rings, should immediately stop using the product until they are able to visit the firm's website to obtain new product instructions and warnings.
Consumers will also view an important instructional video to help consumers ensure the harness is properly fastened.
Consumers who are unable to view the video or new instructions online, should contact the firm to receive free copies by mail.
For more information, contact Baby Matters toll-free at (888) 240-4282 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.napnanny.com/recall