RECALL: Dangerous baby cots pulled from sale over ‘entrapment’ fears

Two baby cots are being recalled over fears they may seriously injure infants.

The Sweet Heart Wooden Cot which converts to a toddler bed and the Always Direct 3 in 1 Wooden Baby Cot have both been pulled from sale because they “do not comply with the Australian mandatory safety standard.

A recall notice posted on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission website says the cots “fail various design, construction, performance and labeling requirements”.


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“The cots pose numerous potential risks to infants and children including entrapment, choking and fall hazards,” the notice reads.

The Sweet Heart Wooden Cot convert to toddler bed (Code:B0221) was sold online via EcheapFurniture.com between 2 December 20099 May 2017.

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RECALL: The Sweet Heart Wooden Cot convert to toddler bed | PHOTO: Supplied – www.productsafety.gov.au

The 3 in 1 Wooden Baby Cot Crib Toddler Bed Pine Wood with Mattress (PI number – MAC18042014516) was also sold online via alwaysdirect.com.au

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RECALL: The 3 in 1 Wooden Baby Cot Crib Toddler Bed Pine Wood with Mattress | PHOTO: Supplied – www.productsafety.gov.au

Customers have been urged to immediately stop using the cots and to contact either Echeapfurniture.com or Always Direct to arrange for a refund.

More information on the recall can be found here.