AOSOM Recalls Wooden Playpens Due to Choking and Laceration Hazards
Recall date:March 3, 2011
Product Category: Furniture
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in cooperation with AOSOM LLC, of Tualatin, Ore.
have recalled about 5,000 Wooden Playpens.
The wooden playpen can break, split and/or crack at points where screws and other hardware are located. Small, broken wood pieces and hardware from the playpen can pose a risk of choking and laceration hazards to children. In addition, an unstable playpen can fall over onto a child, posing an entrapment hazard.
AOSOM has received 69 reports of the wooden playpens breaking, splitting and/or cracking including one report of a child mouthing a piece of the broken wood and three reports of children found with a broken piece of wood and/or screw in their hand. The objects were removed without injury.
This recall involves the products listed below:
This recall involves AOSOM wooden playpens made from pine wood. The firm's logo "A" and "www.AOSOM.com" is stamped on the gate of the playpen.
The Wooden Playpens were sold at AOSOM.com, Amazon.com, eBay.com and other online retailers from October 2008 through November 2010 for between $30 and $150.
They were manufactured in China.
What can you do and whom to contact
Consumers should immediately stop using the wooden playpens and contact AOSOM for instructions on how to return the product and receive a full refund.
For additional information, contact the firm toll-free at (877) 644-9366 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or e-mail the firm at email@example.com. Consumers can also visit the firm's website at www.aosom.com
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