The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has recalled three brands of baby bath seats due drowning hazards. Consumers should stop using these products unless otherwise instructed. The bath seats fail to meet federal safety standards, including requirements for stability. Specifically, the bath seats can tip over, posing a risk of drowning to babies. 

Recall Summary

Name of Product: 

Idea Baby Bath Seats Sold exclusively at Onestepahead.com

Recall Details

Units

About 1,950

Description

This recall includes Idea Baby brand infant bath seats made for One Step Ahead. The recalled bath seats is designed for children five months to ten months old. The seat is made of white plastic with blue trim 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 about the front post. Between the two spinning toys is a round, inset plastic disc with the words "www.onestepahead.com," "One Step Ahead," "Idea Baby" and "Made in Italy."

Incidents/Injuries

None have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bath seats and contact Chelsea & Scott for instructions to receive a full refund.

Sold exclusively at

Onestepahead.com from February 2013 through May 2013 for about $40.

Importer

Chelsea & Scott Ltd., of Lake Bluff, Ill.

Manufactured in

Italy

Click here for more details and pictures of the recalled seat.

Recall Summary

Name of Product: 

Idea Baby Bath Seats 

Recall Details

Units

About 34,000

Description

This recall includes Idea Baby brand infant bath seats. The recalled bath seats is 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 about 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."

Incidents/Injuries

None have been reported.

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.

Sold exclusively 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.

Manufactured in

Italy

Click here for more details and pictures of the recalled seat.

Recall Summary Recall Summary

Name of Product: 

BeBeLove Baby Bath Seats

Recall Details

Units

About 5,600

Description

This recall includes all BeBeLove E-Zee Bath Seats.  The recalled products are plastic bath seats is designed for children five months to ten 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 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.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bath seats and contact BeBeLove to receive a full refund.

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, California

Manufactured in

Taiwan

Click here for more details and pictures of the recalled product.

 

The Dragonfly Story

Excerpted from the eulogy at Abbey Taylor's Celebration of Life Service

Below the surface of a quiet pond lived a colony of water bugs. They were happy, living far from the sun. But they noticed that occasionally, a member of their colony would climb up a lily stalk and disappear from sight, never to return. Where do you suppose she went? wondered a water bug.

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Pool Safety Tips

  • Use the Water Watchdog System to make sure children are always closely supervised in the pool area.

  • Remind kids to stay away from pool and hot tub drains.

  • Never dive into water less than 9 feet deep.

  • Keep gates to the pool area latched.


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