Thousands of Baby Bath Seats Recalled


1-13xxx-BuyBuyBaby-Bath-Seat-Pink-Top-LARGE1-624x670Another huge set of  recalls this week, moms and dads.  The CSPC (Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced that three different types of baby bath seats have been recalled, all for failure to comply with standards of stability.  The baby bath seats can tip over, posing a risk of drowning to babies.  Fortunately, no injuries have been reported with any of these seats.

The three recalls include about  34,000 Idea Baby Bath Seats, 5,600 BeBeLove Bath seats, and about 1,950 Idea Baby bath seats made for One Step Ahead.

Anyone who owns any of these baby bath seats should stop using them immediately and contact the retailer from whom they purchased the seat for refund information.

Here is more information on the different baby bath seats that have been recalled:

1) Buy Buy Baby Idea Baby Bath Seats Recall: This photo shows the Idea Baby brand infant bath seats.  Sold at Buy Buy Baby and Bed Bath & Beyond stores and online at buybuybaby.com and bedbathbeyond.com from September 2012 through April 2013, this 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.”

2) BeBe Love Bath Seats Recall:

BeBeLove E-Zee™ Bath Seat

This photo shows the BeBeLove E-Zee Bath Seat.  Sold at Amazon.com, Diapers.com, Overstock.com, and other online retailers from May 2011 through November 2012, these seats are plastic bath seats with a white base with suction cups at the bottom, a back/arm support, and a detachable back support bar.  “Made in Taiwan” and “BBL” are engraved on the underside of the seat base and “BeBeLove” is printed on a sticker in the center of the back/arm support.

3) Chelsea & Scott Idea Baby Bath Seats Recall:

1-13xxx OneStepAhead Bath Seat Top LARGE

This photo shows the Idea Baby brand infant bath seats made for One Step Ahead.  Purchased at Onestepahead.com from February 2013 through May 2013, this recalled bath seat is made of white plastic with blue trim 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.onestepahead.com,” “One Step Ahead,” “Idea Baby” and “Made in Italy.”

Please spread the word about these important recalls.  Be safe.  Love, Melissa

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