Otteroo Recalls Baby Floats Due to Drowning Risk from Deflations (Recall Alert)

The seam on the flotation device can leak air and deflate.

Recall date: July 01, 2015
Recall number: 15-739
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Otteroo Inflatable Baby Floats

Hazard:

The seam on the flotation device can leak air and deflate, posing a risk of drowning.

Consumer Contact:

Otteroo Corp. collect (415) 236-5388 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online www.otteroo.com and click on “Safety” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 3,000

Description

The Otteroo Inflatable Baby Float is an inflatable round ring made of clear and blue plastic material. It has two air chambers that fasten around a baby’s neck with a white buckle. The floats have a chin rest, two handles and two circular openings on the back of the ring to allow the device to expand as the child grows with age. There are three colorful balls that move freely around inside the ring.  The name “Otteroo” is imprinted on the top of the float in large, orange letters with an Otter logo.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received 54 reports of broken seams on the product. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled inflatable baby floats and contact the firm to receive a free replacement.

Sold online at

Otteroo.com and Amazon.com and Zulily.com from January 2014 through July 2014 for about $35.

Distributor(s)

Otteroo Corporation, of San Francisco, Calif.

Manufactured in

China

  • Otteroo Inflatable Baby Float

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