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Product name Mesh-sided Crib and Playpen
Description The nine manufacturers of these mesh-sided cribs and playpens are: Bilt-Rite Juvenile Products, Inc.; Century Products, Inc.; Collier-Keyworth Co., Inc.; Cosco, Inc.; Grace Metal Products, Inc.; Pride-Trimble Corporation; Spalding & Evenflo Companies, Inc. (successor to Questor Corporation); Strolee of California; and Welsh Company, Inc. 
Problem These cribs and playpens are hazardous when a child is left in one of these with a side down. The victim can roll or move off the floor of the crib or playpen into the mesh pocket formed by the lowered side and suffocate. Children can also suffer other injuries such as brain damage as a result of becoming caught in the mesh pocket of a lowered side. Children may be unable to cry out when caught in the mesh pocket because they cannot breathe. 
Company See product description. 
Dates sold  
Date posted 01/03/2002 

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