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Safety alert for Mothercare crib owners

Mothercare issues crib bolt safety warning

Mothercare swinging crib orignal

Mothercare swinging crib

Owners of several models of Mothercare crib are being warned about a safety issue with the crib’s bolts.

The safety alert affects four Mothercare swinging crib and gliding crib models, sold between September 2010 and May 2011. 

Mothercare has not released further details about the safety issue.

Find out more about using cribs and cots safely.

Is your Mothercare crib affected?

The safety alert affects the following models of Mothercare crib: 

  • Natural swinging crib (style N0289, SKU 262424-0)
  • White swinging crib (style N0290, SKU 262425-7)
Mothercare deluxe gliding crib original

Mothercare deluxe gliding crib

  • Natural deluxe gliding crib (style N0291, SKU 262426-4)
  • White deluxe gliding crib (style N0292, SKU262443-1) 

The affected products have a batch code date of between 01-09-10 and 31-05-11. 

The batch code can be found on a label on the base of the crib.

What to do next

If you own an affected model, stop using the crib immediately and contact Mothercare for a replacement set of bolts and fitting instructions.

Concerned customers can visit the Mothercare website or call the Mothercare helpine on 0844 875 5122.

Mothercare crib label

The batch code of your crib is on the label on the crib base

Which? concern over Mothercare cot bed

In a separate issue, in our new round of cot bed reviews, we found the Mothercare Westbury cot bed instruction manual lacked some of the safety advice we think should be included.

We also found the slats in the base of the cot bed broke part way through our test which simulates a child bouncing up and down on the bed.

This cot bed is not subject to the above safety alert.

We believe Mothercare should look at this cot bed again and have passed on our concerns to Mothercare.

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