Crib Mattress Recall
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Recall
Recall Date: July 30, 2015
Recall Number: 15-203
Stork Craft Recalls Crib Mattresses Due to Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard
Name of Product: Foam crib mattresses
Hazard: The crib mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal mattress flammability standard for open flames, posing a fire hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled crib mattresses and contact Stork Craft for a free, zippered mattress barrier cover to be placed over the mattresses’ foam core and under the white mattress cover provided with the mattress.
Consumer Contact: Stork Craft at (800) 724-0277 Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. PT, by email at email@example.com, or online at http://storkcraftdirect.com and click on Product Recall near the bottom of the page for more information.
Units: About 18,500
Description: This recall involves Stork Craft foam crib and crib/toddler mattresses with model numbers 06710-100 and 06710-200 and a date of manufacture between August 2014 and January 2015. The mattresses have a zippered white fabric cover and measure about 28 inches wide, 52 inches long and have a 5 inch thick foam core. The model number, date of manufacture AND “Stork Craft Manufacturing (USA) Inc.” are printed on white federal label attached to the white mattress cover. The mattresses’ box has a Graco logo.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold at: Walmart stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, EChannel.com, ToysRUs.com, Walmart.com and Wayfair.com from August 2014 through April 2015 for between $38 and $50.
Importer: Stork Craft Manufacturing USA Inc., of Las Vegas Nev.
Manufactured in: China
Stork Craft foam crib mattress
Tags on the crib mattresses
Q & A
Q. Why is Stork Craft conducting this recall?
A. Stork Craft is conducting this recall to keep our customers safe and to prevent injuries.
Q. How can I tell if my mattress is part of the recall?
A. Look at the label sewn on the mattress cover for the model number (06710-100 or 06710-200) and a date code between August 2014 to January 2015.
Q. What is the problem with my mattress?
A. the mattress fails to meet the mandatory federal open flame standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard.
Q. How do I participate on this recall?
A. Call our toll free number (1-877-274-0277) or register on-line at www.storkcraft.com and we will send you a free zippered mattress barrier cover.
Q. How long will it take to receive the free repair kit?
A. Please allow up to 2 weeks from the date you contacted us. We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause, and we assure you that we are working as quickly as possible to send you the free repair kit.
Q. How do I install the repair kit?
A. Unzip and remove the white mattress cover. Place mattress inside the new barrier cover provided and zip. Please note that the new barrier cover is quite stretchy so manoeuvre the barrier cover to fit mattress. Replace white mattress cover and zip.
Q. What should I do while waiting for my repair kit?
A. While waiting for the repair kit, please find an alternative, safe sleeping environment for the baby.
Q. Do I need to order the repair kit? Is it mandatory?
A. Yes. The repair kit is required to keep customers safe and to prevent injuries.
Q. Can I wash the repair kit like other mattress covers?
A. Yes. The mattress repair kit can be hand washed with cold water using mild soap.