April 30, 1990
Comfort Products Infant Cushions Recalled
Carrollton, TX (SafetyAlerts) - Comfort Products is
voluntarily recalling infant cushions because of a suffocation risk identified with these
types of products. CPSC has received 19 reports involving infants three months of age or
younger found dead lying face-down on an infant bean bag cushion. At least five of the
deaths reportedly involved cushions made by Comfort Products.
The company's "Comfort Tote" and "Comfy Tot" infant cushions and the
smaller "Cushie Comfort" pillow were sold nationwide. Approximately 126,000
Comfort Tote/Comfy Tot infant cushions and 7,800 Cushie Comfort cushions were sold from
1985 through April 1990. Comfort Products is the second largest manufacturer of these
The Comfort Tote and Comfy Tot are quilted, fabric covered, polystyrene-filled infant
cushions with straps. The Cushie Comfort was marketed by the company as a small head
support cushion intended for use in car seats and strollers. All the cushions have brand
name labels attached.
Consumers who have these products are asked to STOP USING THEM IMMEDIATELY.
Comfort Products is offering an exchange product of equal value for return of these
cushions. Consumers with Comfort Tote and Comfy Tot should return the cloth tag with the
product name and patent number and a 6" by 6" piece of the cover fabric.
Consumers with Cushie Comfort should return the Cushie Comfort cloth label with a 6"
by 6" piece of the cover fabric. DO NOT SEND FILLED PRODUCTS. Send these items with
your name and mailing address to:
Comfort Products Recall Program
1421 Champion Drive, #311
Carrollton, TX 75006
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