Summer Infant Recalls Bath Tubs Due to Risk of Impact Injury, Drowning
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Summer Infant Recalls Bath Tubs Due to Risk of Impact Injury, Drowning

the fabric slings on the bath tub can detach

October 6, 2016

Summer Infant is recalling approximately 86,000 Lil' Luxuries Whirlpool, Bubbling Spa & Shower with fabric slings. The fabric slings on the recalled infant bath tubs can detach from the tub, posing a risk of impact injury and drowning.

The infant bath tub is a battery-operated whirlpool bath with motorized jets intended for use with children from birth to two years old. The product contains a fabric sling on a plastic frame onto which the infant is placed for bathing.

The fabric sling on the recalled bath tubs does not have a white plastic attachment clip to hold the headrest area of the fabric sling to the plastic frame.

The recalled bath tubs have item numbers of 18840, 18850, 18863, and 18873 and were sold between October 2012 and October 2013.

The affect tubs also have date codes starting with 1210, 1211, 1212, 1301, 1302, 1303, 1304, 1305, 1306, 1307, and 1308, which stand for the two-digit year followed by the two-digit month, on the fabric sling.

To date, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Summer Infant have received reports of 91 incidents of the sling detaching, including 11 reports of infants who received a bump to the head.

Consumers should immediately stop using the fabric sling in the recalled product and contact Summer Infant for a replacement fabric sling with a white plastic attachment clip.

For more information regarding this recall, consumers can contact Summer Infant at (844) 612-4254.