Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleepers recalled due to reports of deaths in the United States (sold on Amazon.ca)

Starting date:
May 15, 2019
Posting date:
May 15, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-69956

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Various styles of Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleepers
  • Issue: The Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleeper does not meet the requirements for bassinets under the Cribs, Cradles and Bassinets Regulations.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Amazon for a full refund.

Affected products

Various Styles of Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleepers

Product description

This recall involves the following styles of Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleepers sold on Amazon.ca. 

The following products are affected by this recall:
Model Number Item Name
GGD42 Fisher-Price Deluxe Auto Rock 'n Play Sleeper with SmartConnect
DMJ23 Fisher-Price Auto Rock 'n Play Sleeper

CMP94

Fisher-Price Deluxe Newborn Auto Rock 'n Play Sleeper with SmartConnect, Isle Sone

FWB13

Fisher-Price Deluxe Auto Rock 'n Play Sleeper [Amazon Exclusive]

The product was sold as a freestanding seat and sleeper for use by infants weighing up to 25 pounds. The product features a freestanding metal rocking frame, an attached rigid plastic backing, and a removable seat cushion with a fabric cover.

The model number can be found on the inside of one of the round hubs on the frame.

Hazard identified

As the product was advertised as sleeping accommodation for a child, it must meet the requirements under the Cribs, Cradles and Bassinets Regulations. The product fails to meet these requirements.

As of May 9, 2019, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of the product in Canada. In the United States, there have been over 30 reports of infant fatalities relating to the use of the product and similar Rock N' Play Sleeper products.

For more information on safe sleeping practices for infants, see Health Canada's Consumer Information - Safe Sleep Practices for Infants .

Number sold

Approximately 600 units of the affected product were sold on amazon.ca.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from January 2018 to April 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Amazon
Seattle
Washington
UNITED STATES
Manufacturer
Fisher-Price
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Amazon for a full refund.

For more information, consumers can contact Amazon through the company’s website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being re-distributed, 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.