LaJobi has recalled 33,000 Avalon rockers and 5,600 CNS Box 2 / Katelyn glider rockers due to fall hazards, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
Why the product is being recalled: The base of the glider rocker can crack or break, posing a fall hazard.
So far, CPSC and the firm have received 26 reports of the Avalon glider rockers breaking. In one incident, the occupant fell to the ground and sustained a minor injury. CPSC and the firm have received two reports of the CNS Box 2 glider rocker breaking with no injuries.
Description: This recall involves two models of wooden glider rockers: Graco-branded Avalon and CNS Box 2/ Katelyn Nursery Solution Glider. Both products were sold in classic cherry, classic white and espresso wood finishes with sandstone colored fabric covered seats. The Avalon model comes with an ottoman. Only the rockers are affected by the recall. The Graco logo, products’ item numbers, name and the place of manufacture are printed on the label located underneath the front part of the seat.
Where it was sold: The Avalon model was sold at Burlington and other mass retail stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Target.com and Walmart.com from December 2009 to October 2012 for about $170. The CNS Box 2 / Katelyn model was sold exclusively online at Walmart.com from November 2011 to October 2012 for about $135.
Consumers should immediately stop using the glider rockers and contact LaJobi to receive a free replacement base for the glider rocker.
For more information, contact LaJobi toll free at (888) 266-2848 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or website at www.lajobi.com and click on Recalls for more information.
View the full recall on the CPSC’s website here.