April 27, 2000
Kolcraft and Carters Brand "Corner Suite" 3-Sided Play
Chicago, IL (SafetyAlerts) - Kolcraft Enterprises
has today announced the recall of certain "Corner Suite" 3-sided play yards
because the arm locks may break when folding the crib for storage. If one of the
arms break it would be impossible to correctly set up the play yard.
Kolcraft is offering owners a free replacement
frame that has a new, redesigned arm lock.
The recall affects Kolcraft "Corner
Suite" 3-sided play yards that were manufactured prior to September 1999 and sold
under the Kolcraft and Carters brand names nationwide.
Each affected play yard has a seven or eight digit
model number attached to a white sticker on one of the legs of the unit, as well as the
manufacture date. The affected model numbers begin with 181 and end with letters.
According to Kolcraft customer service, there have
been no safety issues reported in conjunction of this problem. Kolcraft is
conducting this customer satisfaction recall to prevent any safety issues from developing.
Kolcraft recommends that owners do not use product until the frame has been
Consumers should call Kolcraft, toll-free,
at 877-871-4583 to determine if their play yard is affected by the recall and to receive a
free replacement frame. Owners are asked to have the model number available at the
time of the call.
Notice of this product warning was sent via email
to SafeMail subscribers April 27,
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