Thermobaby Bath Seats Recalled by SCS Direct Due to Drowning Hazard




thermobaby recall

Name of product:

Thermobaby Aquababy Bath Ring Seats

Hazard:

The bath 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 [email protected] or online a twww.SCSdirectinc.com and click  “Recall Notices” for more information.

Recall Details

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.

Importer

SCS Direct Inc., of Milford, Conn.

Manufactured in

France

 

Information courtesy of the Consumer Product Safety Commission