Thermobaby Bath Seats Recalled by SCS Direct Due to Drowning Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Amazon.com
Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Recall SummaryName of product:
Thermobaby Aquababy Bath Ring SeatsHazard:
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.
SCS Direct Inc. toll-free at (888) 749-1387 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, e-mail email@example.com or online at www.SCSdirectinc.com and click “Recall Notices” for more information.Report an Incident Involving 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.
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.
SCS Direct Inc., of Milford, Conn.
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