Baby Accessories

Baby Hammocks Recalled by Nova Natural Toys & Crafts Due to Fall and Strangulation Hazards

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Yayita Baby Hammocks

Units: About 265 (Related recalls have been issued: #08-604 and #09-761)

Distributor: Nova Natural Toys & Crafts LLC, of Williston, Vt.

Hazard: The hammock can flip over, posing a serious fall hazard and strangulation hazard to infants who become entrapped in the seat's restraint straps while upside down.

Incidents/Injuries: No incidents have been reported.

Description: The recalled baby hammock is a cream-colored canvas and hangs from a wooden pole. The hammock measures about 29 x 43 inches. It has three restraint straps with red buckles and is attached to a cushioned pad for the infant. A mounting fixture, also called a fixing set, is sold with the hammock. "La Siesta" is printed on a tag located below the restraint straps. Model number YABN-1 is printed on a white tag sewn into the hammock's side seam.

Sold by: Nova Natural online at www.novanatural.com from October 2007 through October 2008 for about $100.

Manufactured in: Colombia

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the baby hammock and contact Nova Natural to receive a free replacement hammock. The firm has contacted all known purchasers of this product.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Nova Natural toll-free at (877) 668-2111 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.novanatural.com

 

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