TribLIVE

| Business


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Death spurs recall of 220,000 infant travel beds

On the Grid

From the shale fields to the cooling towers, Trib Total Media covers the energy industry in Western Pennsylvania and beyond. For the latest news and views on gas, coal, electricity and more, check out On the Grid today.

By The Associated Press
Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, 12:01 a.m.
 

A children's safety equipment manufacturer has agreed to recall about 220,000 infant travel beds after reports of one infant's death and nine others entrapped or distressed while inside the portable sleep tents.

KidCo.'s Pea Pod Travel Crib has an air mattress that fits into a zippered pocket in the floor of the domed tent, which collapses for easy transport. But if the mattress is placed in the floor of the tent, an infant's head could lodge between the mattress and the tent's side, making breathing impossible.

KidCo is offering kits to address the danger. The kits include supports that strengthen the sides of the tent and a thinner air mattress.

Consumers can call KidCo toll-free at 855-847-8600 or visit www.kidco.com.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Business Headlines

  1. Highmark seeks double-digit increase for more benefits, heavy use
  2. FedEx investing another $1.2B in growth projects at FedEx Ground in Moon
  3. Air-bag deaths draw scrutiny of Congress as recalls widen
  4. Consumer, core prices inch up
  5. SEC approves looser mortgage lending guidelines
  6. Calgon Carbon poised for explosive growth
  7. EDMC loses $664M; executives receive six-figure bonuses
  8. Chevron puts $20M into educating, training Appalachian workers
  9. Amid struggles, top fiscal executive to leave EDMC
  10. Natrona Bottling Co. keeps soda pop operation focused on craft, taste
  11. High pollution levels found near Ohio gas wells
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.