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TODDLER BEDS

Name of product: Graco Toddler Bed.

Units: About 1.2 million.

Manufacturer: Graco Children's Products of Exton, Pa.

Hazard: A child's arm, leg or foot can become entrapped between the slats in the guard rails or footboard. This can result in broken bones, sprains and other injuries to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: Graco has received reports of 77 entrapments. This resulted in 13 broken arms and legs, 1 broken foot, a sprained ankle and 54 other injuries including bruised, scratched and swollen limbs.

Description: The recalled Graco toddler beds are white plastic and steel with openings between the slats in the guard rails and footboard. The beds were sold under the names Cozy Toddler Bed, Glow-in-the-Dark Toddler Bed and Classic Toddler Bed. There is a label on the guard rail or leg containing one of the following model numbers: 8801, 8801WR, 8821, 8824, 8828, 8833, 30066, 34434 and 11030, a serial number, and the manufacturer's address. Model 8828's headboard has a blue sky with a yellow moon and stars. Model 8801WR has red legs. Graco is printed on all of the beds' footboards.

Sold at: Discount, department and juvenile product stores nationwide from February 1994 through March 2001 for between $50 and $70.

Manufactured in: United States.

Remedy: Consumers should remove the guard rails from the recalled Graco toddler beds immediately and call the firm to receive a free retrofit kit. The kit includes custom-designed mesh coverings that must be attached to the guard rails and footboard to prevent entrapment. The mesh coverings will be available in 6 to 8 weeks.

Consumer contact: (800) 837-4404 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or log on to www.gracobaby.com.