Fisher-Price Announces Recall of 65,000 Infant Motion Seats That Pose Fire Hazard

The motor housing on the affected infant seats can overheat and catch fire

Fisher-Price Announces Recall of 65,000 Infant Motion Seats That Pose a Fire Hazard
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October 25, 2017

Fisher-Price has announced an urgent recall affecting approximately 65,000 Soothing Motions Seats for infants.

The motor housing on the affected infant seats can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Recall Details

This recall involves Fisher-Price Soothing Motions Seats with model numbers CMR35, CMR36, CMR37, and DYH22 and Smart Connect Soothing Motions Seats with model number CMR39. The seat bounces, sways, or bounces and sways together. The seat also vibrates, plays 10 songs and nature sounds, and has an overhead mobile.

The model number can be found on the underside of the motor housing.

The recalled infant seats were sold at BuybuyBaby, Target, Toys R Us, Walmart, and other stores nationwide and online from November 2015 through October 2017 for about $160 for the Soothing Motions Seat and $175 for the Smart Connect Soothing Motions Seat.

Fisher-Price has received 36 reports of the product overheating, to date, including one report of a fire contained within the motor housing. No injuries have been reported thus far.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Soothing Motions Seats and contact Fisher-Price for a full refund.

More information about this recall is available by contacting Fisher-Price at (800) 432-5437.