Information on Investigation into Nap Nanny Infant Recliners
- Starting date:
- December 6, 2012
- Posting date:
- December 6, 2012
- Type of communication:
- Information Update
- Childrens' Products, Affects children, pregnant or breast feeding women
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Important Safety Information
- General Public
- Identification number:
Health Canada is aware of the US Consumer Product Safety Commission’s administrative complaint regarding Nap Nanny® Infant Recliners and is currently conducting its own investigation.
In 2010, Health Canada issued a recall for the first generation model of the Nap Nanny®Portable Infant Recliner due to possible injury.
In December 2010, the Government of Canada announced new safety requirements for cribs, cradles and bassinets. Health Canada determined that the portable infant recliner did not meet these new safety requirements, and should not be marketed for unsupervised sleep. The department worked with the company to remove references to unsupervised sleep on the product's labels and instructions.
Health Canada is not aware of any incidents involving this product in Canada. The department reminds Canadians that the safest place for your baby to sleep is on his or her back, in a crib, cradle or bassinet and recommends room sharing for the first six months of your baby's life.
What you should do
Infants should never be placed to sleep on unsuitable surfaces, such as a standard bed, water bed, air mattress, sofa, futon or armchair. An infant's sleep surface should always be firm, flat, and free of soft bedding. The Nap Nanny® Infant Recliner should never be placed in a crib, cradle or bassinet.
What Health Canada is doing
Health Canada will post additional information as it becomes available.
For more informationPlease also see Health Canada's Be informed — and rest easy
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