Parents Warned on Crib Recall, Harmful Toys

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The government is recalling more than 2.1 million drop-side baby cribs manufactured by Stork Craft manufacturing in the largest crib recall in U.S. history.

Nearly 150,000 of the cribs carry the Fisher-Price logo.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) says cribs manufactured between January 1993 and October 2009 have hardware problems that are causing assembly mistakes.

"The hardware can crack, a depression is made in the bed, and the baby's head gets caught in that depression and the baby can strangle and die," former CPSC Chairman Ann Brown said.

Major retailers known to have sold the faulty crib include BJ's Wholesale Club, Sears and Wal-Mart stores and online through Target and Costco.

In addition to the crib recall, an unrelated "Trouble in Toyland" report warns parents of potentially harmful toys on store shelves.  Click play for more on these warnings.

So far, the drop side cribs have been linked to four deaths and scores of injuries. Parents are being urged not to use the cribs until they have received a free repair kit from Store Craft.

The manufacture date, model number, crib name, country of origin, and the firm's name, address and contact information can be found on the assembly instruction sheet attached to the mattress support board.

Stork Craft's insignia -- "storkcraft baby" or "storkling" -- is emblazoned on the drop-side teething rail of some cribs.

For more information on the crib recall, consumers can reach the company at 877-274-0277 or visit Stork Croft online.

For more information on the toy safety list, visit here.

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