Popular Baby Bath Seat & Bed Rails Recalled: What You Need to Know

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baby bath seatAttention Moms and Dads, there's a recall you need to know about. Actually, two. Both from the company Dream On Me. The first is their baby bath seat, the second their bed rail. The bath seat was recalled after it was reported that a 12-month-old baby girl nearly drowned; the bed rail was recalled after the company learned that the rail can separate from the bed, causing a child to become trapped. Here's everything you need to know.

Dream on Me Baby Bath Seat:

Hazard: The bath seats don't meet federal safety standards, including stability requirements. The bath seats can tip over, posing a risk of drowning to babies.

Incidents/Injuries: So far, there have been five reports involving the bath seats, including the report of the near-drowning. (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 back of the seats. Model numbers are also printed underneath the bath seats and on the product packaging and include the following product models and colors:

Baby Bath Seat:

215B; 251O; 251P; 251Y

Green with orange tray; orange with beige tray; green with yellow tray

Ultra 2 in 1 Infant Bath Tub and Toddler Bath Seat:

252B; 252P

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.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled bath seats immediately and contact Dream On Me to receive a free replacement bath tub.

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.

Dream On Me Bed Rail:

Hazard: The bed rail can separate from the mattress allowing a child's body to become trapped. (This also poses suffocation and strangulation hazards to children.)

Incidents/Injuries: None reported so far.

Description: This recall involves all Dream On Me Bed Rails. 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 written on the top rail.

Sold At: Small independent stores and online. Again, Amazon.com and Wayfair.com from September 2011 through May 2012.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the bed rails immediately and contact Dream On Me for a refund.

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.

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