phil&teds USA Inc. recalls traveller V3 Portable Travel Cot

Starting date:
October 11, 2016
Posting date:
October 11, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Choking Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-60526

Affected products

phil & teds traveller V3 Portable Travel Cot

Product description

This recall involves the phil & teds traveller portable travel cot version 3 (V3).  The serial number and product identification label for this product are on a top rail. Affected products will have a serial number beginning with TRV3RV. The product is a foldable, portable crib with four corner posts, a top rim, all black mesh sides, and a solid bottom with a self inflating mattress that rests on the floor.  The product comes in both black or silver.

The following products are included in this recall:
Model Number SKU Number Colour
TR_V3_5 9420015734003 Black
TR_V3_7 9420015733990 Silver

Previous versions of the phil & teds traveller are unaffected and are not a part of this recall to repair. Older versions do not include all black mesh sides and serial numbers do not begin with TRV3RV.

Hazard identified

Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that these cribs do not meet the Cribs, Cradles and Bassinets Regulations in Canada and may pose a choking hazard.  Specifically, the four plastic clips that attach the mattress to the bottom of the crib do not meet the requirements.

Neither Health Canada nor phil & teds has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these cribs in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 5,823 of the recalled cribs were sold in Canada by various retailers.

Time period sold

The recalled cribs were sold from February 2013 to September 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
phil&teds NZ
Wellington
NEW ZEALAND
Manufacturer
phil&teds USA Inc.
Fort Collins
Colorado
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected portable travel cot and contact phil & teds to arrange to receive a free repair kit including replacement clips.

For additional information in the U.S. and Canada, consumers can contact phil & teds USA toll free at 1-855-652-9019 or by email. Please visit the company's website to register for a free repair kit.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.