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Home Sweet Playhome Canopies

The Land of Nod Recalls Children's Canopies Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Home Sweet Playhome Canopies

Units: About 2,400

Manufacturer: The Land of Nod, of Northbrook, Ill.

Hazard: A child's head could get entrapped in the canopy's window openings, posing entrapment and strangulation hazards.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of a child's head becoming caught in the canopy's window openings. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled canopies involve the "Home Sweet Playhome" model made of 100% cotton gingham fabric draped from a bamboo hoop which is suspended from the ceiling to create a cylindrical play space measuring 36 inches wide and 9 feet tall. The canopies have an open bottom, a "door" and three multi-paned "windows." They were sold in blue and pink. "Home Sweet Playhome" canopies sold after October 2005 are not included in this recall. "The Land of Nod" is printed on a woven label on the canopy.

Sold at: The Land of Nod catalog, Web site www.landofnod.com, and at The Land of Nod stores in Illinois and Washington state from September 2003 through October 2005 for about $100 for the canopy and $139 for the canopy and cushion set.

Manufactured in: India

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the canopies and take them away from children. Contact the Land of Nod to receive a free replacement fabric portion of the canopy and a $15 gift card.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact The Land of Nod at (800) 933-9904 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.landofnod.com, or email the firm at recall@landofnod.com

To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.

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