May 31, 2000
Kids II and CPSC Recall Infant Bouncer Seats
Alpharetta, GA (SafetyAlerts)
- In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kids II is
voluntarily recalling about 99,000 bouncer seats for in-home repair. The removable toy bar
that attaches to the seat can suddenly release and cause injuries to babies.
Kids II has received 122 reports of toy bars suddenly releasing from bouncer seats,
resulting in 31 injuries to babies, including a black eye, a scraped eye, and facial cuts.
Models and Lot Numbers
- Model 6657, toy box fabric Lot numbers 10875, 10930
- Model 6652, cow print fabricLot numbers 9697,
10257, 10263,10404, 10487, 10563, 10780, 10818
- Model 6659, nursery rhyme fabric Lot number 11003
Only Kids II bouncer seats with semi-circular toy
bars are recalled. These bouncer seats were sold under the names "Soft Toy Bouncer
Seat" or "Comfort Me Bouncer." The Kids II logo is embroidered on each
seat's crotch strap. The bouncer seats have a ruffled seat pad in three patterns: a black,
white and red cow print; a teddy bear, rocking horse and toy box print; and a nursery
rhyme print. Each pattern has certain model and lot numbers, which are found on a tag
attached to the seat. The Comfort Me Bouncers feature vibration and soothing sounds,
including music, waves and heartbeat. Each semi-circular toy bar has three toys. Some of
the recalled seats came with white toy bar tethers.
Mass merchandise and juvenile specialty stores
nationwide sold the seats from October 1997 through April 2000 for about $25 to $35.
Consumers should remove the semi-circular toy bars
immediately and contact Kids II for an in-home repair kit. Consumers can continue to use
the bouncer seat for the baby to sit in as long as the toy bar is removed. Consumers
should call Kids II toll-free at (877) 325-7056 between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday
through Friday for a free repair kit.
Kids II bouncer seats with rectangular shaped toy
bars are not subject to this recall.
Notice of this product warning was sent via email
to SafeMail subscribers May 31,
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