More than 3 million Boppy baby cribs were recalled in 2021 due to a suffocation risk. Since then, two more infant deaths have been reported.
WASHINGTON — Federal safety regulators are urgently reminding families to stop using the recalled Boppy Company baby recliner after two more related infant deaths. this product.
Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a warning on Tuesday once again urges parents to discontinue the use of the Boppy Company Baby Sling, the Boppy Preferred Baby Sling and the Pottery Barn Children’s Boppy Baby Sling. benches was recalled in 2021 after some infants suffocated while using the product. The child restraints are being recalled and are currently linked to 10 infant deaths.
Federal regulators are also urging Facebook Marketplace and other resale sites to block the sale of baby sleepers and other recalled items. In a letter to Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, CPSC says it has found thousands of recalled Boppy Newborn recliners for sale on the platform.
“Over the past year, CPSC has formally requested – about a thousand times a month on average – that Meta remove the Boppy Baby Slingchair product listing from the Facebook Marketplace. Despite these repeated requests, the business sales of the Boppy Infant Sling Chair on the platform continue,” the committee said in the letter. “By allowing such products to be posted, you are putting Facebook Marketplace users at risk.”
Two new deaths related to a baby pillow occurred shortly after the first recall in 2021, according to CPSC.
In October 2021, an infant died of positional asphyxiation after being placed to sleep in an infant crib. The baby is said to have rolled under a nearby pillow.
The CPSC said a month later, another infant died after being placed in a recalled child restraint in an adult bed. Cause of death has not been determined.
During the re-issued recall, the CPSC reminded parents about the safety of their babies while sleeping.
“The CPSC continues to emphasize that the best place for a baby to sleep is on a firm, flat surface in a crib, bassinet or playground. Parents and caregivers should never add blankets, pillows, or crib mattress pads. mattress or other items into the infant’s sleeping environment. Infants should always be placed on their backs to sleep,” the committee said.
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In 2021, Boppy . Company recalling more than three million baby seats, including the Boppy Original Baby Sling, the Boppy Preferred Baby Sling and the Pottery Barn Kids Boppy Baby Sling.
“These kinds of incidents are heartbreaking,” Acting Chairman Robert S. Adler said at the time. “Since we know that babies sleep most of the time – even in non-sleep products – and because suffocation can happen very quickly, these Boppy products are simple to use. It is simply too risky to continue selling in the market.”
Boppy Company and CPSC remind consumers who may still be using a baby car seat to contact the company for further instructions on how to dispose of the baby car seat and get a refund. Consumers may contact The Boppy Company at 800-416-1355 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST or Visit their website and click “Recall” for more information.