OXO Recalls Nest Booster Seats Due to Fall Hazard

May 21, 2015, 08:30 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/OXO-Recalls-Nest-Booster-Seats

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Nest Booster Seat

Hazard: The stitching on the restraint straps can loosen which allows the straps to separate from the seat, posing a fall hazard to children.

Remedy: Repair.
Consumers should immediately stop using the Nest booster seats and contact OXO for a free repair kit with redesigned safety straps and installation instructions.

Consumer Contact: OXO at (800) 545-4411 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at info@oxo.com or online at www.oxo.com and click on Customer Service under the Contact Us tab at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 25,000 in the U.S. and 130 in Canada

Description: This recall involves the Nest Booster Seat sold in green (model 6367200), pink (model 6367300), taupe (model 6367500) and orange (model 6367400) with a white base. A sticker affixed to the underside of the seat reads "Nest Booster Seat" with the model number and manufacture date. The manufacture date code represents the month and year in MMYY format and recalled units have the code: 0714, 0814, 0914, 1014, 1114 or 1214. The formed plastic seats are about 13 inches wide by 14 inches tall by 12 inches deep and have a grey three-point child restraint strap system. The OXO logo is embossed on the restraint system's buckle.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received five reports of the stitching coming undone releasing the straps following a child pulling on the strap or an adult tightening the straps. No injuries have been reported.

Sold at: buybuy Baby, Toys R Us/Babies R Us and independent specialty stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from September 2014 through April 2015 for about $55.

Importer: OXO, of El Paso, Texas

Manufactured in: China

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at - http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/53371r-eng.php

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