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Babylicious recalls cloth crib fringe due to strangulation hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Babylicious Products Inc., today announced a voluntary recall of Crib Fringe. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Crib Fringe

Units: About 300

Manufacturer: Babylicious Products Inc., of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Hazard: The narrow fabric strip connecting individual fabric triangles presents a strangulation hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The product is a narrow fabric strip connecting several individual fabric triangles. It is designed to be attached to the side rail of a crib or along window valences or curtain rods. The product was sold in a variety of colors and patterns and with two fringes in each package.

Sold at: Online and at specialty children's product retailers from January 2006 through May 2012 for about $24.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the recalled product from cribs, window valence or curtain rods and contact Babylicious to receive a refund. Consumers will be refunded $12 for each recalled fringe returned.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Babylicious at (855) 684-8399 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit www.babylicious.ca/recall

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12250.html

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