Recall: Suave Kids Bath Set
On 2006-09-27, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Suave Kids Bath Set due to a potential choking and suffocation hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 2006 for about $10.00.
About 10,000 units are involved in this Almar Sales bath set recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Bath Toys & Accessories category in 2006.
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What is the problem?
Items in the baths sets contain small parts that pose a choking hazard to young children. Additionally, some of the handles on the carrying case are long enough to pose a strangulation hazard. Also, the plastic carrying case poses a danger of suffocation.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Suave brand bath sets that contain a 2-in-1 shampoo, bath sponge, and various other toy animal and character bath products. The baths sets are packaged in brightly colored vinyl bags with a clear window. Style numbers involved in this recall are: SVK 9498, 9499, 9501, 9506, 9507 and 9508. The style numbers are located on the back and/or bottom right corner of the package, above the UPC code.
These items were sold new+ at Wal-Mart stores nationwide from March 2006 through June 2006 for about $10.
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 these bath sets and either dispose of them or return them to the store where purchased for a full refund.
For additional information, contact Almar Sales at (800)251-2522 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or e-mail the firm at firstname.lastname@example.org
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
No injuries or incidents 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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