Fisher-Price recalls 'Rock'n Play' linked to multiple infant deaths

Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play (Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission)
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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Friday, April 12, 2019

One week after the Consumer Product Safety Commission and Fisher-Price issued a warning about the Rock 'n Play, an official recall is announced.

The infant swing has been linked to several reported deaths.

Parents are urged to stop using the product and contact Fisher-Price for a refund or voucher. CONTACT: 866-812-6518 or https://t.co/qcX9yJ7hHz.

Find the full recall notice here: https://t.co/opDScutIgK

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Friday, April 5, 2019

The Consumer Product Safety Commission and Fisher-Price have issued a warning about the Rock 'n Play infant swing due to several reported deaths.

There have been at least 10 infant deaths reported that are related to the Rock 'n Play, according to the CPSC.

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Medical experts say the product poses a risk because infants typically begin to roll over at three months. If unrestrained, the infants can roll from their back to their stomach or side and suffocate.

"Because deaths continue to occur, CPSC is recommending consumers stop use of the product by three months of age, or as soon as an infant exhibits rollover capabilities," the CPSC warned.

Fisher-Price says parents should stop placing their infants in the Rock 'n Play when they can begin to roll over. It's also important to use the product's three-point harness restraint.

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