About C&T International/Sorelle Alessandra, Alex 3 in 1, Amelia, Chelsea, Federica, Glenda/Toscana Drop-Side Cribs

Recall Date: 5/6/2010

C&T International/Sorelle Recalls Cribs Due to Strangulation and Suffocation Hazards Name of Product: Drop-Side Cribs Units: About 170,000 Distributor: C&T International/Sorelle, of East Rutherford, New Jersey. Before 2003, the company also distributed under the name Golden Baby Inc. Hazard: The cribs’ drop-side hardware can disengage from the tracks, causing the drop side to detach from the crib. When the drop-side partially detaches, it creates space between the drop side and the crib mattress. The bodies of infants and toddlers can become entrapped in the space, which can lead to strangulation and/or suffocation. Complete detachment of the drop sides can lead to falls from the crib. In addition, slats can detach from the sides of the cribs. Infants and toddlers can then become entrapped, strangle or fall out of the crib. Incidents/Injuries: CPSC and C&T/Sorelle have received reports of 104 incidents of drop-side and slat detachments in C&T/Sorelle drop-side cribs. Six infants received bruises and abrasions to the head, face, torso or leg from becoming entrapped or falling after the drop side collapsed. An additional five infants who were entrapped or fell were found by their parents and were not injured. Description: This recall involves C&T International, Sorelle and Golden Baby wood cribs. The full-size cribs were sold in natural, white and cherry finishes. The model number and/or model name is printed on a label affixed to the footboard or headboard under the Caution statement. Sold at: Children’s product stores and other retailers nationwide from January 2000 through March 2010 for between $300 and $600. Manufactured in: Italy, Latvia, Brazil, China and Vietnam Remedy: CPSC urges parents and caregivers to immediately stop using the recalled cribs and find an alternative, safe sleeping environment for their baby. Consumers should contact C&T/Sorelle to receive a free replacement kit. For four of the older models of the cribs – the Hampton, Jackie, Nina and Rita models – the firm may be unable to supply a part to repair the crib and will, instead, provide consumers with a $100 voucher towards the purchase of another C&T product. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact C&T/Sorelle toll-free at (877)791-9398 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at www.candtinternational.net The following cribs are recalled: Note: by clicking on any of the images below, you can view a larger version. Alessandra; Model Number 180 Alex 3 in 1; Model Number 910 Amelia; Model Number 185 Chelsea; Model Number 100 Federica; Model Number 170 Glenda/Toscana; Model Number 350 Hampton; Model Number 303 Jackie; Model Number 440 Jessica; Model Number 810 Lana; Model Number 240 Leonardo; Model Number 395 Marisa; Model Number 680 Martina; Model Number 135 Mirabella; Model Number 930 Nadia; Model Number 245 Natasha; Model Number 900 Nico; Model Number 630 Nina Pine; Model Number 710 Noelle; Model Number 999 Pagodina; Model Number 195 Rita; Model Number 490 – Manufactured between 2001 and October 2007 Rosa; Model Number 870 Rosemary; Model Number 925 Silver; Model Number 485

Consumer Contact

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Manufacturers

  • C&T International/Sorelle
  • Golden Baby

Made In

  • Brazil
  • China
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Vietnam

Category ID: 1902

Hazards

  • Entrapment
  • Strangulation
  • Suffocation

Resolution, Remedy, Fix

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Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2010/CT-InternationalSorelle-Recalls-Cribs-Due-to-Strangulation-and-Suffocation-Hazards