Some Recalled Simplicity Bassinets Include Graco and “Winnie the Pooh” Brand

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Originally issued September 11, 2008, Last Revised September 25, 2008
Release #08-396

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Note: Simplicity appears to no longer conduct day to day operations.

This recall has been updated to include additional retailers.

Some Recalled Simplicity Bassinets Include Graco and “Winnie the Pooh” Brand

WASHINGTON, D.C. – – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is aware that some bassinets in the Simplicity recall announced August 28, 2008 include the Graco logo and “Winnie the Pooh” motif licensed by Disney Consumer Products. Consumers are urged to check their bassinets to ensure they are not using one of the recalled Simplicity models, including those with the Graco logo or “Winnie the Pooh” motif.

The Simplicity bassinets with the Graco logo were sold between 2001 and 2004. The Simplicity bassinets with the “Winnie the Pooh” motif were sold between 2002 and 2008.

The following retailers have voluntarily agreed to recall the product and provide a refund or store credit to consumers who return the product to the store where purchased:

- Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Bentonville, Ark.

- Toys “R” Us Inc., Wayne, N.J.

- Kmart Corp., Hoffman Estates, Ill.

- Big Lots!, Columbus, Ohio

- Target, Minneapolis, Minnesota

- J.C. Penney, Plano, Texas

- AAFES, Dallas, Texas

- Amazon.com, LLC Seattle, WA

- Bed Bath & Beyond, Union, NJ

- Burlington Coat Factory, Burlington, NC

- Buy Buy Baby Garden City, NY

- Chelsea&Scott LTD (One Step Ahead),
Lake Bluff, IL

- CSN Stores of Boston, MA

- Fingerhut Direct Marketing, Eden Prairie, MN

- Frogs and Lily Pads, St. Johnsbury, VT

- Kohl’s Department Stores, Menomonee Falls, WI

- ShopKo Stores, Inc., Green Bay, WI

- Sweet Pea Décor, North Beach, MD

- USA Baby #47, Overland Park, KS

- USA Baby #58, Brookfield, WI

- USA Baby #136, Berlin, CT

- USA Baby #141, Waipahu, HI

- USA Baby #142, Virginia Beach, VA

- USA Baby #147, Clovis, CA

-Value City Department Stores, Columbus, OH