BebeLove Baby Walker Recalled from Retail Stores
Written by James P. Nevin
The BebeLove Baby Walker failed to meet federal safety standards and has been recalled. Specifically, style number 358 can fit through a standard doorway and is not designed to stop at the edge of a step as required by the federal safety standard. In addition, style number 368 contains leg openings that allow the child to slip down until the child’s head can become entrapped at the neck. There is the possibility that babies using these walkers could be seriously injured or killed.
The walkers were sold at small retail stores in Arizona, California and Utah and online at Amazon.com and Overstock.com from November 2011 through July 2013 for about $25. They were designed for babies 6 months and older and contain a plastic-covered foam padded seat with a plastic base and toy tray. If you have one of these in your home you are advised to stop using it immediately and contact BebeLove for a free repair kit.
To obtain your repair kit you may contact BebeLove directly toll free at (888) 464-1218 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday, or online at www.bebeloveusa.com. Click on “Recall Contact” for more information.
More details and photos are available here.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.
To report a dangerous product or a productrelated injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC’s Hotline at (800)638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301)595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at www.cpsc.gov, on Twitter @USCPSC or by subscribing to CPSC’s free email newsletters.
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