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April 19, 1990

J. C. Penney "Support Sack" Infant Cushions Recalled

Dallas, TX (SafetyAlerts) - J. C. Penney Company, Inc. is voluntarily recalling approximately 4,700 of its "Support Sack" infant cushions because of a suffocation risk. CPSC has received 19 reports that an infant was found dead lying face-down on similar bean bag infant cushions. None of the reported deaths involve products sold by J.C. Penney.

The Support Sacks that J. C. Penney is recalling are the following:

  • Disney Babies Toddletime Support Sack
    Retail Lot No. 341-5025
  • Sleepy Time Bears Toddletime Support Sack
    Retail Lot No. 341-5525
  • Sesame Street Support Sack
    Retail Lot No. 331-5625

These were sold nationwide in J. C. Penney stores for approximately $16.00 - $17.00.

J.C. Penney and CPSC staff urge consumers to stop using the above listed products immediately and return them to any J. C. Penney store for a full refund.

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