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Thermobaby Bath Seats Recalled by SCS Direct Due to Drowning Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Amazon.com

  • Thermobaby Aquababy Bath Ring Seat
Name of Product:
Thermobaby Aquababy Bath Ring Seats
Hazard:
The bath seats fail to meet federal safety standards, including the requirement for stability. Specifically, the bath seats can tip over, posing a risk of drowning to babies.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
July 17, 2013
Units:
About 7,500
Consumer Contact

SCS Direct Inc. toll-free at (888) 749-1387 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, e-mail recall@scsdirectinc.com or online at www.SCSdirectinc.com and click "Recall Notices" for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

The recall includes Aquababy Bath Ring seats in pink or blue designed for children five months to ten months old. The seat is made of white plastic with blue, pink or green  trimming and has four suction cups on the bottom. An oval-shaped arm rail runs from the seat back and connects two side posts and the seat front post. There are three spinning toys on the front of the seat rail above the front post. "Thermobaby Z.I. De Kerbois," "Aquababy" and "Ref. 1953 Made in France" is engraved underneath the bath seat.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bath seats and contact the firm for instruction on returning the bath seat and receiving a $35 refund.  

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold Exclusively At

Amazon.com from June 2012 through January 2013 for about $35. 

Importer:

SCS Direct Inc., of Milford, Conn.

Importer

SCS Direct Inc., of Milford, Conn.

Manufactured In:
France
Recall number:
13-240
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About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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