Fisher-Price recalls Rock ‘n Play Sleepers
Fisher-Price has issued a voluntary recall of Rock ‘n Play Sleepers following concerns raised by The American Academy of Pediatrics.
Earlier this week they asked the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to issue a full recall of the "Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleeper" infant rocker, which has been linked to 32 infant deaths, it said on its website.
The infant deaths were tallied by an analysis from the consumer watchdog group, Consumer Reports.
"AAP urges all parents to stop using the product immediately," the pediatricians' association said in an announcement.
"This product is deadly and should be recalled immediately," said Kyle Yasuda, president of the pediatrician group.
In a statement the company said:
For almost 90 years, Fisher-Price has made the safety of children and the quality of our products our highest priority. It’s a commitment without compromise.
In recent days, however, questions have been raised about the Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper – that’s why today, we are announcing a voluntary recall of all units of the product.
While we continue to stand by the safety of all of our products, given the reported incidents in which the product was used contrary to safety warnings and instructions, we’ve decided in partnership with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), that this voluntary recall is the best course of action.
Consumers should stop using the Rock ‘n Play Sleeper and can contact Fisher-Price immediately for a refund or voucher. (See details below)
With these actions, we want parents around the world to know that safety will always be a cornerstone of our mission, that we are committed to these values, and will continue to prioritize the health, safety and well-being of the infants and preschoolers who utilize our products.Published: by Radio NewsHub