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Buy Buy Baby Recalls Idea Baby Bath Seats Due to Drowning Hazard

  • Idea Baby Bath Seat top view
  • Idea Baby Bath Seat front view
Name of Product:
Idea<strong> </strong>Baby Bath Seats
Hazard:
The bath seats fail to meet federal safety standards, including the requirements for stability. Specifically, the bath seats can tip over, posing a risk of drowning to babies.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
June 18, 2013
Units:
About 34,000
Consumer Contact

Buy Buy Baby, toll-free at (877) 328-9222 anytime, or online at www.buybuybabycom or at www.bedbathandbeyond.com, then click on Safety and Recalls at the bottom of the homepage of either site for more information.  

Recall Details

Description:

This recall includes Idea Baby brand infant bath seats. The recalled product is a bath seat designed for children five months to ten months old. The seat is made of pink or blue plastic 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. Two star-shaped spinning toys are on the front of the seat rail above the front post. Between the two spinning toys is a round, inset plastic disc with the words "www.ideababy.com," "Idea Baby" and "Made in Italy."  

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bath seats. If purchased at a Buy Buy Baby store or online, consumers should return the bath seats to any Buy Buy Baby store to receive a store credit. If purchased at a Bed Bath & Beyond store, consumers should return the bath seats to the store where purchased to receive a store credit.

Incidents/Injuries:

None have been reported. 

Sold At

Buy Buy Baby and Bed Bath & Beyond stores and online at buybuybaby.com and bedbathbeyond.com from September 2012 through April 2013 for about $40.

Importer:

Liberty Procurement Co. Inc., of Union, N.J.

Importer

Liberty Procurement Co. Inc., of Union, N.J.

Manufactured In:
Italy
Recall number:
13-218
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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.
For lifesaving information:
SaferProducts.gov