Ottawa – While not a recall in Canada as of yet, there have been 32 deaths connected to the Rock N Play Sleeper in the US, so that product has been recalled in that country.
In Canada, Consumers should immediately stop using the Fisher-Price Newborn Rock ‘n Play Sleeper for naptime and overnight sleep. At present, Health Canada is not aware of any danger associated with the product when used for supervised playtime or soothing.
Health Canada is continuing to evaluate if further actions are necessary regarding Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleepers sold by unauthorized sellers in Canada since February 2011. Consumers should continue to monitor the Healthy Canadians website for further communication on these products.
For more information, consumers can go to Mattel’s website, or contact Mattel toll free at 1-800-432-5437 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
Note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada. That includes sales through social media/on line.