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Fisher-Price product recalled after reports of infant deaths

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A popular toy company has announced a recall on 4.7 million units of their Rock 'n Play after reports of infant deaths.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Fisher-Price are warning customers about the Rock 'n Play product after reports of deaths when infants roll over in the product.

According to the recall, many infants begin rollover behavior at around 3 months.

The CPSC is aware of 10 infant deaths in the product since 2015.

The deaths occurred after the infants rolled over from their back to their stomach or side while unrestrained in the Rock 'n Play.

The report says all the infants were three months of age or older.

The CPSC is recommending for consumers to stop using the Rock 'n Play once their child is three months of age or begins to show the ability to roll.

Fisher-Price is warning consumers to stop using the product once the infants can roll over, but the reported deaths have occurred with some consumers still using the products after the infant can roll and without the three point harness.

Both the CPSC and Fisher-Price are reminding consumers to make the infant's sleep environment safe no matter what sleeping product they are using.

They say to not add blankets, pillow, stuffed toys or other items to the area and place infants on their backs to sleep.

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