The U.S. Consumer Product and Safety Commission recently announced a recall for the Fisher-Price Ultra-Lite Day & Night Play Yard’s inclined sleeper accessory. Representatives from Mattel, Fisher-Price’s parent company, did not immediately respond to Red Tricycle’s request for comment.
In a statement on the company’s website, Fisher-Price said, “Fisher-Price remains committed to delivering safe, high-quality products for our customers of all ages. Safety always has been and will remain the cornerstone of our mission. We greatly value the trust that our customers put in us and are grateful to be a part of families’ lives.” If you have this play yard or use this play yard, read on for more information about the recall.
photo: Courtesy of the U.S. Consumer Product and Safety Commission
Product Description: Fisher-Price Ultra-Lite Day & Night Play Yard
The current recall includes the inclined sleeper accessory sold with Fisher-Price Ultra-Lite Day & Night Play Yard model numbers CBV60, CHP86, CHR06, CJK24 and DJD11.
The portable play yard has an inclined sleeper as well as a changing station clutch accessory. As of now, only the inclined sleeper is subject to the recall.
Why the Sleeper Accessory Was Recalled
While there are no reports of incidents or injuries directly related to this Fisher-Price product, similarly inclined sleepers have caused roll-related infant fatalities when the child was unrestrained and under other circumstances.
How to Tell If Your Sleeper Product Was Recalled
Look for the model number on the fabric label inside of the play yard. You can also find the number on the inclined sleeper’s pad.
What Parents Can Do
Stop using the inclined sleeper accessory ASAP. In an emailed statement, Chuck Scothon, GM, Fisher-Price, “We are voluntarily recalling the inclined sleeper accessory included with the Ultra-Lite Day & Night Play Yard in partnership with the CPSC. Even though there have been no reported injuries or fatalities involving this product, we approached the CPSC to initiate this recall. Consumers should immediately stop using the inclined sleeper accessory included with the product and contact Fisher-Price at ‘ Safety is our highest priority and for almost 90 years, generations of parents and caregivers have trusted Fisher-Price to provide safe, high-quality products for children. We work hard to earn that trust every day.”