Fisher-Price 4-in-1 Rock 'n Glide Soothers and 2-in-1 Soothe 'n Play Gliders recalled due to the possible risk of suffocation

Starting date:
June 4, 2021
Posting date:
June 4, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-75741

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Fisher-Price 4-in-1 Rock 'n Glide Soothers and 2-in-1 Soothe 'n Play Gliders.
  • Issue: Infants who are placed unrestrained in the products and later found on their stomach are at risk of suffocation.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the Fisher-Price 4-in-1 Rock 'n Glide Soothers and the Fisher-Price 2-in-1 Soothe 'n Play Gliders and contact Fisher-Price to obtain a full or partial refund.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Mattel Canada.

Affected products

Fisher-Price 4-in-1 Rock 'n Glide Soothers and Fisher-Price 2-in-1 Soothe 'n Play Gliders

Product description

In Canada, this recall involves the Fisher-Price 4-in-1 Rock 'n Glide Soothers with model numbers CBT81, CHP55, and CHP56 and the Fisher-Price 2-in-1 Soothe 'n Play Gliders with model numbers, GDD28, GDD39, GDD41, GGW85, GNX43, GVG43, and HBT17.

The products have two use modes: a powered glider seat and an infant rocker. In both modes, the product can move in a head-to-toe or side-to-side motion.

The Fisher-Price 4-in-1 Rock 'n Glide Soother is a powered glider seat with a back and forth motion and an infant rocker. The product can rock or glide head-to-toe or side-to-side and features optional battery-powered calming vibrations and soothing music and nature sounds. The product can convert from a powered glider to a rocker by unlocking and lifting the rocker seat from the glider base.

The Fisher-Price 2-in-1 Soothe 'n Play Glider is a dual motion soothing seat with a removable rocker. It can sway head-to-toe or side-to-side at six different speeds and offers a range of soothing songs and nature sounds.

The model number is located on the underside of the base.

Hazard identified

Infants who are placed unrestrained in the products and later found on their stomach are at risk of suffocation.

As of May 26, 2021, the company has received no reports of suffocation incidents for either product in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 4 reports of infant fatalities in the 4-in-1 Rock 'n Glide Soothers. The infants were reportedly placed on their backs unrestrained in the product and later found on their stomachs. No reports of suffocation incidents have been reported for the 2-in-1 Soothe'n Play Glider.

Number sold

The company reported that 25,392 units of the Fisher-Price 4-in-1 Rock 'n Glide Soother and 27,383 units of the Fisher-Price 2-in-1 Soothe 'n Play Glider were sold in Canada.

Approximately 120,000 units of the Fisher-Price 4-in-1 Rock 'n Glide Soother and approximately 55,000 units of the Fisher Price 2-in-1 Soothe 'n Play Glider were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

In Canada, the Fisher-Price 4-in-1 Rock 'n Glide Soothers were sold from February 2015 to February 2020. The Fisher-Price 2-in-1 Soothe 'n Play Gliders were sold from February 2019 to May 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Mattel Canada Inc.
Mississauga
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Tsuen Lee M&P Toys Co. LTD. and Imperial Manufactory Limited
Ganzhou City-Jiangxi Province
CHINA

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What you should do

Canadian consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Mattel to obtain a full or partial refund.

For more information, consumers can contact Fisher-Price toll free at 1-855-853-6224 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

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.