Nova Medical Products Recalls Adult Bed Rails Due to Serious Entrapment and Asphyxia Hazards
When the bedrail is attached, users can become entrapped within the bed rail or between the bed rail and the side of the mattress. This poses a serious entrapment hazard and risk of death by asphyxiation.
Nova Medical Products at 800-557-6682 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday or online at www.novajoy.com/recall-information or www.novajoy.com and click on “Recall Information” at the top of the page for more information.
This recall involves Nova Medical Products Home Bed Rail (Model No. 6093) and Home Bed Rail with Legs (Model No. 6094). The bed rails are made of white metal tubing with a black foam rubber grip handle and removable fabric cover. The model number is printed on a label located on the grip handle and begins with BL6093 or BL6094.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bed rails and contact Nova Medical Products for a free repair or replacement, depending on the model.
Nova Ortho-Med Inc., of Carson, Calif.
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The spindles used on the recalled beds are spaced at a distance that creates a serious entrapment hazard that can lead to strangulation and/or death to children. The design of the bed allows a child’s torso to slip through the rail opening but will not allow their head to pass, posing entrapment and strangulation hazards that could result in death.
The recalled crib mattresses fail to comply with multiple provisions of the Federal Safety Standard for Crib Mattresses, including the firmness test and missing warnings and labels. The product poses a suffocation hazard to infants.
The candle’s jar can crack or break during use, posing laceration and burn hazards.
A loose electrical cord connection in the lamps can pose a fire hazard.
The backrest and legs can crack and break off when a consumer is seated in the chair, posing a fall hazard.
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.
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