Recall: OXO Nest Booster Seat
On 2015-05-21, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding OXO Nest Booster Seat due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2014 for about $55.
About 30,000 units are involved in this OXO nest booster seat recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 2nd recall of products in the High Chairs & Boosters category in 2015.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 5 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 545-4411
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What is the problem?
The stitching on the restraint straps can loosen which allows the straps to separate from the seat, posing a fall hazard to children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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.
This product was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/53371r-eng.php
These items were sold new+ 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. 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.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the Nest booster seats and contact OXO for a free repair kit with redesigned safety straps and installation instructions.
OXO at (800) 545-4411 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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.
+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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