Recall: Thermobaby, Aquababy Bath Ring Seats
On 2013-07-17, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Thermobaby, Aquababy Bath Ring Seats due to a potential drowning hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2012 for about $35.
About 8,000 units are involved in this SCS Direct bathseat recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Bathtubs & Tub Seats category in 2013.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 749-1387
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What is the problem?
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.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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.
These items were sold new+ at Amazon.com from June 2012 through January 2013 for about $35.
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 immediately stop using the recalled bath seats and contact the firm for instruction on returning the bath seat and receiving a $35 refund.
SCS Direct Inc. toll-free at (888)749-1387 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.SCSdirectinc.com and click "Recall Notices" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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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