U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Recall

Recall Date: September 2, 2015
Recall Number: 15-FOR CLEARANCE 8/31/15 9:45 a.m.

Sleeping Partners Recalls Moses Basket and Stand Due to Fall Hazard

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Tadpoles Baby and Kids Moses Basket and Stand

Hazard: The Moses basket fails to meet the federal hand held infant carrier standard and the stand fails to meet the bassinet/cradle standard. The basket can slide off an inclined surface and the stand can tip, posing a fall hazard for infants.

Remedy: Refund
Consumers should immediately stop using the Moses baskets as a hand held infant carrier. Consumers who purchased both items should immediately stop using the recalled stand and contact the firm for instructions on returning, the basket and stand to receive a store credit.

Consumer Contact: Sleeping Partners toll-free at (844) 489-9498 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST Monday through Friday or online at and click on USA then Support to access the Moses Basket Recall information.

Recall Details

Units: About 5,500 baskets and 800 stands

Description: This recall involves the Tadpoles Baby and Kids brand Moses baskets and stands. The Moses basket is made from natural tan wild palm leaves and measures about 33 inches long by 14 inches tall and 10 inches wide. The stand has a pine wood frame, a fabric platform and polyester rope design. The stand measures 17 inches tall by 14 inches wide and 15 inches wide when extended. “Tadpoles” is printed on the clear plastic wrapping on the Moses baskets and stands.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Sold at: Babies R Us and buybuy Baby and online at,,,, and from April 2014 through July 2015 for between $50 and $90 for the Moses basket and from June 2014 through July 2015 for between $25 and $35 for the stand.

Importer: Sleeping Partners International Inc., of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Manufactured in: Morocco (Moses basket) and China (stand)



Caption Photo 1: Tadpoles Baby and Kids Moses Basket


Photo Caption 2: Moses Basket Stand

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