Drowning Hazard

Do you have a baby bath seat from Dream On Me? It is probably affected by this recall due to a drowning hazard.

Recalled Dream On Me baby bath seat

Dream On Me and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission have issued a voluntary recall of around 50,000 Dream On Me baby bath seats due to a potential drowning hazard.

Product Description: The Dream On Me Bath Seats come in a variety of colors. Some feature a Dream On Me label under or on the rear of the seats. The model number is printed underneath the seats as well as on product packaging.

Details on affected seats

Baby Bath Seat with model numbers 251B, 251O, 251P or 251Y. Colors include green with orange tray, orange with beige tray or yellow with green tray.

Ultra 2 in 1 Infant Bath Tub and Toddler Bath Seat with model numbers 252B or 252P. Colors include a solid pink, blue or white body and a blue or pink bottom.

Niagra Baby Bath Seat with model numbers 253B, 253G, 253P or 253Y. Colors include white or blue body with a green, pink or orange insert.

Where/when it was sold: These recalled baby bath seats were sold in small retail stores and online at stores such as Amazon.com and Wayfair.com from July 2012 through September 2012 for between $25 and $40.

Reason for recall: These baby bath seats fail to meet federal standards for safety -- namely, they are not stable when used in the bathtub and may tip over, creating a drowning hazard. The CPSC and Dream On Me have received a report of a 12- month-old baby girl who nearly drowned and four other reports of the seat tipping over while in use.

What you need to do: Consumers should stop using these baby bath seats and contact Dream On Me for a replacement bath seat.

Company information: Contact Dream On Me toll-free at (877) 201-4317 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.dreamonme.com and click on Recalls for more information.

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Image credit: USCPSC


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