100 infant deaths could be connected to recalled Fisher-Price sleeper

NEW YORK CITY — If you have a Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play sleeper, the company is urging you to get rid of it as soon as possible.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the sleeper could be connected to 100 deaths of infants across the country.

The original recall was announced in 2019 after a reported 30 deaths, according to the commission. Four years later, more than 70 other baby deaths could be connected to the sleeper.

According to Fisher-Price, the company is working to confirm the circumstances of some of the reported incidents.

For nearly a decade, major stores like Walmart and Target sold the sleeper, according to the CPSC. They retail from between $40 and $149.

It is illegal to sell or distribute the recalled sleepers.

For more information, visit Fisher-Price online at Rock ‘n Play recall or mattel.com and click on “Recall & Safety” or call toll-free at 866-812-6518 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.