Product Recall Alert: DaVinci Bailey Bassinet
Our name says it all – we are dedicated to the safety of children. We want the very best for our readers. But let’s face it: it can be tough to keep kids out of trouble sometimes. They’re curious, adventurous and determined. We spend our days locking cabinets and securing toilet lids shut. When we go to bed, we want to be absolutely confident that our child’s sleep environment is completely safe.
We’ve talked about your child’s sleep environment a lot in the past, addressing topics like crib bumper pads, secondhand high chairs, the risk of SIDS and more. As a parent or caregiver, you do everything you possibly can to keep them safe. That is why it is unfortunately when a trusted company has to recall an item. Sadly, DaVinci has had to do just that this week. The baby furniture company has recalled its Bailey bassinets.
Why was this item recalled?
These particular DaVinci bassinets presented themselves to be a fall hazard for babies. In all, 19 injuries were reported. As it turns out, the support legs on this item for infants can break, presenting a potentially serious falling hazard. The wooden bassinets in question was sold in four colors – gray, espresso, natural and white – all of which are part of the recall.
What to Do if You Have a DaVinci Bailey Bassinet
If you own one of these bassinets, you may receive a call from DaVinci directly. No matter what, owners should remove the product's legs right away. Since the legs are the reason behind this recall, removing them will help to temporarily eliminate a major part of the problem. In this case, you can briefly use the bassinet on any safe surface. However, ideally you should find an alternate safe sleeping space for your baby while you wait for a replacement item.
Details for the DaVinci Baily Bassinet
Here are the full details on the DaVinci Baily Bassinet recall as provided by the Consumer Product Safety Commission:
This recall involves wooden DaVinci Bailey Bassinets for infants. The recalled bassinets were sold in the following four colors, with corresponding product numbers – gray (M0934G), espresso (M0934Q), natural (M0934N) and white (M0934W). The model number “0934” is printed on a white label attached to the mattress support board and on the external product package. The assembled bassinets measure 38 inches long by 20 inches wide by 30 inches high, and each weighs about 21 pounds. The bassinets were sold with a 1-inch waterproof cradle pad. “DaVinci” is printed on the product packaging, instruction manual and product registration card.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bassinets and contact DaVinci for a free repair kit that includes new support legs. In the meantime, parents are urged to remove the support legs and use the bassinet on a safe space on the floor or to find an alternate, safe sleeping environment for the child, such as a crib that meets current safety standards. DaVinci is contacting all known purchasers directly.
DaVinci has received 19 reports of the bassinet legs breaking. No injuries have been reported.
Product Sold At:
Online at Amazon.com, Buybuybaby.com, Target.com, JCPenny.com and other online retailers from August 2018 through September 2019 for about $110.