The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Munire Furniture Inc, today announced a voluntary recall about 3,000 Cribs and 6,000 Matching Furniture Pieces Newport Rubbed Black 4-in-1 Cribs and Matching Furniture.
The red paint which is underneath the black finish paint on some of the cribs and matching furniture exceeds federal lead limits. If ingested by young children lead can cause adverse health effects.
Munire has received one report of a child ingesting the paint. The child was diagnosed with lead poisoning.
The recalled cribs and furniture are made of wood and have a rubbed black finish. Only the “Newport Rubbed Black” cribs and matching furniture manufactured in Indonesia between April 2006 and November 2008 are included in this recall. The model number, date, and country of manufacture are printed on the label attached to the side panel of the crib and the date of manufacture is on the back panel of the furniture.
Models listed below are included in the recall:
Consumers should immediately stop using the products and contact Munire Furniture toll-free at (866) 586-9639 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.munirefurniture.com to receive a replacement coupon which will entitle consumers to exchange the products for another product free of charge.