The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Dream On Me Inc., of South Plainfield, N.J., announced a voluntary recall of the following children's bath seats and bed rails.
Product: About 50,000 Dream On Me Bath Seats
Hazard: The bath seats fail to meet federal safety standards, including the requirements for stability. Specifically, the bath seats can tip over, posing a risk of drowning to babies.
Incidents/Injuries: CPSC and Dream On Me have received five reports involving these bath seats, including a report of a near drowning involving a 12-month-old baby girl. The baby did not require medical treatment.
Description: The recall includes all Dream On Me bath seats. Some of the seats have a Dream On Me label under or on the rear of the bath seats. Model numbers are also printed underneath the bath seats and on the product packaging and include the following product models and colors:
|Model Name||Model Number||Color|
|Baby Bath Seat||251B, 251O, 251P, 251Y||
Green with orange tray,
orange with beige tray
or yellow with green tray
Ultra 2 in 1 Infant Bath Tub
and Toddler Bath Seat
Solid pink, blue or white body
and a blue or pink bottom
|Niagra Baby Bath Seat||253B, 253G, 253P, 253Y||
White or blue body with a
green, pink or orange insert
Sold at: Small retail stores and online retailers including Amazon.com and Wayfair.com from July 2012 through September 2012 for between $25 and $40.
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled bath seats immediately and contact Dream On Me to receive a free replacement bath tub.
Product: About 900 Dream On Me Bed Rails
Hazard: The bed rail can separate from the mattress allowing a child's body to become entrapped if it slips between the rail and the mattress. This poses suffocation and strangulation hazards to children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves Dream On Me Bed Rails. The bed rails are used to keep young children from falling out of bed. They have a white metal frame covered by blue or pink mesh fabric and metal arms that extend about 11/2 feet under the mattress. The bed rails measure 17 inches high x 41 inches long. "Dream on Me" is printed on the top rail.
Sold at: Small independent stores and online at amazon.com and wayfair.com from September 2011 through May 2012 for between $15 and $30.
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the bed rails immediately and contact Dream On Me for a refund.
Manufactured in: China
Consumer 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.