BeBeLove Recalls Baby Bath Seats Due to Drowning Hazard
WASHINGTON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: 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: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bath seats and contact BeBeLove for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: BeBeLove, toll-free at (888) 464-1218, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.bebeloveusa.com and click on the Recall Contact tab at the top of the page for more information.
Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/BeBeLove-Recalls-Baby-Bath-Seats.
Units: About 5,600
Description: This recall includes all BeBeLove E-Zee™ Bath Seats. The recalled products are plastic bath seats designed for children between 5 and 10 months old. They have a white base with suction cups on the bottom, a back/arm support, a detachable back support bar that folds under the seat for storage and a detachable T-bar front stabilizer that folds forward for entry. The back/arm support is gray, blue or pink. "Made in Taiwan" and "BBL" are engraved on the underside of the seat base and "BeBeLove" is printed on a sticker in the center of the back/arm support.
Incidents/Injuries: None have been reported.
Sold at: Amazon.com, Diapers.com, Overstock.com and other online retailers from May 2011 through November 2012 for between $19 and $30.
Importer: BeBeLove, of Pico Rivera, Calif.
Manufactured in: Taiwan
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission