Baby bath seats recalled due to drowning hazard - New York News

Baby bath seats recalled due to drowning hazard

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From the CPSC.gov Web site:

Hazard:
The Thermobaby Aquababy Bath Ring 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.

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.

Units
About 7,500

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.

Incidents/Injuries
None reported.

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

Manufacturer
SCS Direct Inc., of Milford, Conn.

Manufactured in
France

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