The Nap Nanny, made by Baby Matters, has been recalled after an infant death was reported. The Nap Nanny recall involves recliners, designed for sleeping, resting and playing. They pose a risk of danger, including death by entrapment, suffocation and fall. The recalled recliners were sold at retail stores nationwide and online, including at www.napnanny.com, from January 2009 through July 2010 for about $130.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission joined with Baby Matters to announce the voluntary recall of 30,000 Nap Nanny baby recliners. According to reports, an infant died after being found in her Nap Nanny harness hanging over the side of the product. The infant was caught between the Nap Nanny and the crib. The girl was 4-months old and lived in Royal Oak, Michigan.
According to the CPSC and Baby Matters, the recliners are should not be used in a crib and should always be placed securely on the floor away from any other products.
The CPSC and Baby Matters are also reported another incident where an infant became entrapped in a crib when using the Nap Nanny. In that case, the infant suffered a cut to the forehead after falling over the side of the Nap Nanny. Though the baby was harnessed in, the infant became stuck between the Nap Nanny and the side of the crib.
In total, SPSC has received 22 reports of injuries to infants caused by the Nap Nanny.
For more information, contact Baby Matters toll-free at (888) 240-4282 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.napnanny.com/recall