|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 18, 2007
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 691-8810
Infant Bouncer Seats Recalled Due to Frame Failure
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Infant Bouncer Seats
Units: About 1,400
Manufacturer: Oeuf LLC, of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Hazard: The tubular metal frame can break, posing a fall hazard to infants in the seat.
Incidents/Injuries: Oeuf LLC has received six reports of frames breaking. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves Oeuf infant bouncer seats with padded canvas supported by a tubular steel frame. The canvas seat is brown with white, blue or pink stripes. A three-point safety belt is attached to the canvas. Model number 2005 is printed on the label.
Sold at: Juvenile specialty stores and Web retailers nationwide from September 2006 through March 2007 for about $100.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the infant seat immediately and contact Oeuf LLC to receive a repair kit.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Oeuf at (800) 691-8810 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.oeufnyc.com
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