Bumbo Baby Seats Recalled for Fall Hazard
Bumbo International of South Africa is recalling close to four million Bumbo baby seats in collaboration with the Consumer Product Safety Commission after learning of 21 reports of skull fractures in infants due to falling off the seats.
The unsafe product recall was initiated after it was learned that babies could wriggle out of the seat and fall. Earlier in 2007, one million baby seats were recalled to add a warning label stating that the product was not safe to be kept on elevated surfaces.
Since the 2007 recall, the company has learnt of 50 more cases in which babies have fallen from Bumbo seats which were kept on raised platforms like table tops and so on, reports the Associated Press.
According to CPSC, apart from the 21 cases reported of skull fractures in infants, there have been 34 other incidents of babies falling from the Bumbo baby seats.
Consumers are advised to stop using the seats and contact Bumbo to get a free repair kit that has a restraining belt and instructions on safe usage of the seat.
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