Recall Alert: Children's Folding Tent and Drop Side Cribs

By Alice Maggiore

Recall Alert: Children's Folding Tent and Drop Side Cribs

October 11, 2011 Updated Oct 11, 2011 at 6:16 PM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) It may be time to fold up your child's tent,
or take down their drop side crib. In this week's Recall Alert, IKEA says it's time for consumers to fold up its BUSA Children's Folding Tent, and Yu Wei is taking 8,000 drop side cribs off of JC Penney shelves.

It had an $8 price tag, and only spent about a month on shelves, but now IKEA is pulling more than 55,000 tents sold in the United States and Canada.

The company is asking consumers to fold up their BUSA Children's Folding Tent because the steer wire frame of the tent can break, and reveal sharp wire ends that may come through the tent, hurting those inside of it.

So far, one injury has been reported.

IKEA says you may bring the tent back to the nearest IKEA store a full refund. For more information, you may call the company toll free at 1-888-966-4532 anytime, or check out their website at www.ikeausa.com.

Then, as one company looks to keep kids safe when they're camping,
another wants to make sure they're protected while they're sleeping indoors.

The Taiwan Company Yu Wei is pulling 8,000 cribs from JC Penney
shelves, where Scroll (Model Number: 343-8225 / Sold between January, 2006 and December, 2010) and Lauren models (343-9117 / Sold Between January, 2007 and December 2010) were exclusively sold.

The company says the drop side rails can malfunction, or unexpectedly fall down, resulting in injuries to children inside.

So far, the company has received one such report, where an unexpected falling rail caused a cut to a child's arm.

The cribs were sold during a 4-year period with a price tag ranging between $300 dollars and $450.

They come in antique white, pecan and dark cherry colors.

If you think you own one of these cribs, you may contact Yu Wei to get an immobilizer kit that will stop the drop side from collapsing.
Go to their website, www.yuweicribrecalls.com, call it at (877) 806-8190, or e-mail the company at yuweiparts@aol.com.

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