CPSC announces recall of Chinese-made infant travel bed

Posted by LDonia on 11/19/2012

The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall of a Chinese-made infant travel bed following the death of one baby and injuries of several others.

The Washington Post reports:

The recalled products, KidCo PeaPod Travel Beds and PeaPod Plus Travel Beds, are small, portable sleep tents marketed for use by infants from birth to 3-plus years, depending on the model. The tents have a zippered side for putting in and taking out the child and have an inflatable air mattress that fits into a zippered pocket underneath the floor of the tent. The travel tents were made in China and sold at independent juvenile specialty stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from January 2005 through the present for between $70 and $100.

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