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Product name Alexander Designs Ltd. brand drop-side cribs
Description This recall involves full-size cribs sold under the Alexander Designs brand name. "Alexander Designs Ltd." and the JCPenney catalog/item number are printed on a label on the crib's headboard. The following models are included: Alexander 3-in-1 Crib - #343-8359- honey pine color , Alexander 3-in-1 Crib - #343-8359 - white color , Alexander Classic Crib - #343-8180 - cherry color, Alexander Classic Crib - #343-8180 - honey pine color, Alexander Sleigh Crib - #343-8802 - cherry color, and Alexander Sleigh Crib - #343-8802 - white color. 
Problem The drop-side rail hardware on the cribs can break or fail, allowing the drop side to detach from the crib. When the drop side detaches, a hazardous gap between the drop-side rail and the crib mattress in which infants and toddlers can become wedged or entrapped, posing risks of suffocation and strangulation. In addition, children can fall out of the crib when the drop-side rail fails unexpectedly or detaches from the crib. Drop-side failures also can occur due to incorrect assembly or with age-related wear and tear. Other models of Jardine drop-side cribs were recalled for repair on June 24, 2010 - 
Distribution JCPenney printed catalogs and online at for about $200. 
Company Jardine 800-295-1980; Web site 
Dates sold From March 2003 through April 2007 
Date posted 10/08/2010 

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