Recall: Dream On Me Bath Seats
On 2012-12-06, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Dream On Me Bath Seats due to a potential drowning hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2012 for about $25 to $40.
About 50,000 units are involved in this Dream On Me bath seat recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Bathtubs & Tub Seats category in 2012.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (877) 201-4317
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What is the problem?
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.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recall includes all Dream On Me bath seats. Some of the seats have a Dream On Me label under or on the rear of the bath seats. Model numbers are also printed underneath the bath seats and on the product packaging and include the following product models and colors:
|Model Name||Model Number||Color|
|Baby Bath Seat||251B, 251O, 251P, 251Y||Green with orange tray,|
orange with beige tray
or yellow with green tray
|Ultra 2 in 1 Infant Bath Tub|
& Toddler Bath Seat
|252B, 252P||Solid pink, blue or white body|
and a blue or pink bottom
|Niagara Baby Bath Seat||253B, 253G, 253P, 253Y||White or blue body with a|
green, pink or orange insert
These items were sold new+ at Small retail stores and online retailers including Amazon.com and Wayfair.com from July 2012 through September 2012 for between $25 and $40.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should stop using the recalled bath seats immediately and contact Dream On Me to receive a free replacement bath tub.
Dream On Me toll-free at (877)201-4317 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.dreamonme.com and click on Recalls for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
CPSC and Dream On Me have received five reports involving these bath seats, including a report of a near drowning involving a 12-month-old baby girl. The baby did not require medical treatment.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.