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CaTeam is recalling about 700 Canvas Baby Hammock Swings after similar inclined sleeper products caused fatalities when infants rolled from their back to their stomach or side while unrestrained, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
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What’s the Problem?

According to a CPSC Recall Letter [1.] dated June 29, 2023, this action affects infant hammock swings made of wood and cloth in the following colors: ivory, taupe gray, gray, dark gray, blue, ochre, green and pink.

“The inclined sleeper is a banned hazardous product under the Safe Sleep for Babies Act since the product was marketed for infant sleep and has an incline angle greater than 10 degrees,” CPSC said. “Infant fatalities have occurred in inclined sleepers after the infants rolled from their back to their stomach or side while unrestrained, or under other circumstances.”

The recalled baby hammock swings were sold online from November 2022 through January 2023 for between $70 and $100.

If you purchased a baby hammock swing that is affected by this recall, you should stop using it immediately and contact CaTeam for instructions on how to receive a full refund and properly dispose of the product.

This recall began on June 29, 2023.

The CPSC Recall Number for this item is 23-237.

What’s the Problem with Inclined Sleepers?

Approximately 3,400 infants die unexpectedly during sleep in the U.S. To help prevent these deaths, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that babies should sleep on flat and firm surfaces. They should sleep by themselves, without any bumpers, soft bedding, pillows, or stuffed toys.

According to the CPSC, sleep products that incline over 10 degrees are not safe. Inclined sleepers position babies to sleep at a 30-degree angle, and infants placed in these products may fall asleep in the chin-to-chest position, which can restrict their airways. They can also roll out of the devices and become trapped under them. Inclined sleepers have been linked to over 100 deaths.

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