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									                                        Crib mattresses
                                     AAP News 2008;29;28
                               DOI: 10.1542/aapnews.2008298-28d

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                                                                                                  Volume 29 • Number 8
                                                                                                  August 2008


  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has
announced recalls of the following products. Consumers should
stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. For a com-
plete list of recalled products, visit

Crib mattresses
Units: About 20,000
Manufacturer: Simmons Kids, a division of The Simmons Manufacturing
Co., LLC of Atlanta
Hazard: Some mattresses measure smaller than the 27¼-inch minimum
width requirement for cribs. This creates a gap between the mattress and crib
side rails, posing an entrapment hazard to infants.
Description: The open coil crib mattresses were manufactured between
July 1, 2006, and March 23, 2008. A tag sewn into the edge of the mattress
has the date of manufacture and, in most cases, one of the following model
numbers: H59044.15.0014, M59082.15.0002, M59027.15.0002
or M59065.15.0006. A color label attached to the top or side of the mat-
tress has one of the following model names: Pottery Barn Kids by Simmons
Kids Lullaby, Simmons Kids Slumber Time Evening Star Luxury Firm,
Simmons Kids Baby Mattress Series 400 and Simmons Kids Baby Mattress
234 Coil Count.
Sold at: Pottery Barn Kids and nursery furniture retailers from July 2006
through May 2008 for $100 to $150.
Remedy: Remove all outer coverings, place mattress on floor and measure
the width near the middle, from the outside edge of the tape binding to the
opposite side of the mattress. If the mattress measures less than 27¼ inches,
contact Simmons Kids to receive a free replacement mattress.
Contact: Call 800-810-8611 or visit

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                                       Crib mattresses
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                              DOI: 10.1542/aapnews.2008298-28d

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