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Fisher-Price Misled Consumers About Unsafe Sleeper, Suit Says (1)

April 12, 2019, 3:43 PMUpdated: April 12, 2019, 8:33 PM

Fisher-Price Inc. misrepresented the safety and suitable use of its Rock ‘n Play Sleeper, which has been blamed for up to 32 infant asphyxiation deaths, a New Jersey consumer alleges in a suit filed April 11.

The company and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of the product the afternoon of April 12

Candace Kimmel and members of a proposed class wouldn’t have purchased the sleeper, or would have paid less for it, had they known of its “potentially fatal dangers,” the complaint says. Fisher-Price and parent company Mattel Inc. deceptively marketed the Rock ‘n Play as ...

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