Kids II rocking sleepers recalled after five infant deaths

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(AP) — Kids II is recalling nearly 700,000 rocking sleepers linked to at least five infant deaths since 2012.

The move comes just two weeks after Fisher-Price recalled its similar Rock ‘n Play sleepers in which more than 30 babies died over a decade. The deaths in both sleepers occurred after infants rolled over from their backs to their stomachs or sides while unrestrained.

Kids II Inc. and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Friday anyone who bought a sleeper should stop using it right away. Consumers can get a refund or voucher.

The sleepers sold for between $40 and $80 at Walmart, Target and other retailers nationwide.

Click here for more information on the CPSC.

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