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Following safety notices issued in the US, Canada and the UK, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has now issued a warning regarding Bumbo Baby Seats. These foam seats, with a flat, round bottom, come in a variety of colours. They feature holes for baby’s legs, with the back of the seat wrapping around the child. They are safe if used as intended – however, there have been a number of incidents where they have been place at an elevated level and babies have fallen from them. According to the manufacturers: The...

Two separate safety notices have been issued regarding Cosatto Cot Beds and Bumbo Baby Seats. The first notice concerns the following cot beds: ALBANY 3 in 1 cot bed – Nut & cream finishes STRATFORD 3 in 1 cot bed – Nut finish: exclusively sold by Argos CAT no. 377/3327 STRATFORD cot bed – Nut & white finishes: made between April and September 2009 You can find the product description label, plus a label showing the date code on the base of the mattress. The warning concerns the security screws on the cots,...

Mother’s Touch/Deluxe Baby Bathers are being recalled by Summer Infant because the folding frame can disengage from the side hinge if the bather is lifted or carried with a baby in it. This means the baby could drop from the bather, posing obvious hazards. The products involved in this recall are Summer Infant baby bathers with a small, nearly square blue or pink plastic base measuring about 13 ½ inches long by 12 ½ inches wide. They have the following model numbers (bathers sold in Canada will have only the top set of model numbers)....

Over 100,000 CareBears™ Pacifiers are being recalled because they don’t meet safety standards. They pose a choking hazard because the silicone nipple may separate from the base. The pacifiers with a clip attachment have CareBear figures and a “TCFC” copyright mark on them and were sold for around $1 at a variety of stores across America from from October 2009 through June 2012. If you have one of these pacifiers, please stop using it and contact IDM Group LLC collect at (212) 686-5221 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday...

Aussie Baby Products Pty Ltd is recalling its Aussie Baby Folding Cots. This is because the cots do not meet safety standards and pose head entrapment and strangulation hazards. Also, they are not labelled correctly. These cots were sold in New South Wales by Aussie Baby Products Pty Ltd. If you have one of these cots, please stop using it and contact Aussie Baby Products for either an exchange, or to receive a full refund of the purchase price. Source: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1015475 ...