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Why Crate & Barrel Is Recalling Its Hampshire Cribs

The minimalist cribs have been recalled due to an issue with support pins that can pose a fall hazard. Here’s how to know if you have an affected crib and what to do about it.
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By Wyndi Kappes, Associate Editor
Published April 30, 2024
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Parents should feel confident in knowing their child is safe in their crib. But what about when the crib poses a danger? While advancements have been made over the past couple of years to increase the safety of cribs, whether that be narrowing slats or kicking crib bumpers to the curb, there are still a few safety issues that can slip through the cracks. Working with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Crate & Barrel recently issued a recall for its Hampshire Crib after discovering an issue with its mattress support pins could pose a risk to baby. Learn more about the recall below.

Why Is Crate & Barrel Recalling its Hampshire Cribs?

According to the CPSC recall Crate & Barrel has decided to recall over 3,200 Hampshire cribs after dicsovering an issue with the crib’s mattress support pins. The pins can come loose and allow the mattress to fall, posing a fall hazard to children. So far, the company has received 12 reports of incidents of the mattress support pins becoming loose. Thankfully, no injuries have been reported in conjunction with these reports.

How Do I Know If My Crib is Affected By The Recall?

The recall includes Hampshire Cribs purchases between June 2022 and November 2023. Crate & Barrel has committed to getting in contact with all parties who have bought affected cribs, but if your email inbox is a mess or you would simply like to check yourself, you can check the SKU number on a label located on the mattress support board.

Affected Hampshire cribs were sold online only between September 2022-April 2023. The cribs came in blush, olive, white, gray and natural brown colors and have the SKU numbers 246898, 534758, 534987, 535020 and 405394.

What Should I Do If My Crib is a Part of The Recall?

The CPSC recommends that parents who have purchased the affected cribs should stop using them immediately and contact Crate & Barrel for a free repair kit or a full refund. You can find more information on the recall and reach out to Crate & Barrel via the phone number provided at reach out to the company at CrateandBarrel.com/Customer-Service/Product-Recalls. To stay up to date on the latest product recalls, visit CPSC.gov/Recalls.

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