Baby Bath Seats Sold on Recalled Due to Drowning Hazard

Baby Bath Seats Sold on Recalled Due to Drowning Hazard
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July 18, 2013

SCS Direct Inc. has recalled approximately 7,500 Thermobaby Aquababy Bath Ring Seats that were sold exclusively through

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.

This 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.

The recalled bath seats were sold online through from June 2012 through January 2013.

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.

For further information on this recall, contact SCS Direct toll-free at 888-749-1387.