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. None have been reported.
This recall includes about 34,000 Idea Baby brand infant bath seats. The recalled product is a bath seat designed for children five months to ten months old. The seat is made of pink or blue plastic 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. Two star-shaped spinning toys are on the front of the seat rail above the front post. Between the two spinning toys is a round, inset plastic disc with the words "www.ideababy.com," "Idea Baby" and "Made in Italy."
Buy Buy Baby and Bed Bath & Beyond stores and online at buybuybaby.com and bedbathbeyond.com from September 2012 through April 2013 for about $40.
Immediately stop using the recalled bath seats. If purchased at a Buy Buy Baby store or online, consumers should return the bath seats to any Buy Buy Baby store to receive a store credit. If purchased at a Bed Bath & Beyond store, consumers should return the bath seats to the store where purchased to receive a store credit. Contact the company toll-free at (877) 328-9222 or online at buybuybaby.com or at bedbathandbeyond.com.
Buy Buy Baby, toll-free at (877) 328-9222 anytime, or online at www.buybuybabycom or at www.bedbathandbeyond.com, then click on Safety and Recalls at the bottom of the homepage of either site for more information.
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