If you have an baby, listen up: A recall has been issued for about 63,000 Fisher-Price infant motion seats. Fisher-Price has received 36 reports of its Soothing Motion Seats overheating, including one report of a fire within the motor housing. Thankfully, no injuries have been reported. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission urges anyone with the product to stop using it immediately and contact Fisher-Price for a full refund by calling 800-432-5437 or visiting their website.
The product, which bounces, sways, vibrates and play songs and nature sounds, was sold at buybuy Baby, Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart and other stores nationwide, as well as online through Amazon from November 2015 through October 2017. The regular Soothing Motion Seat sold for about $160, and the Smart Connect Soothing Motions Seat sold for $175.
The recall affects Soothing Motion Seats with model numbers CMR35, CMR36, CMR37 and DYH22, and Smart Connect Soothing Motions Seats with model number CMR39. You can determine if your product is included in the recall by checking the model number on the underside of the motor housing.
Other Infant Product Recalls
Another recall affecting infants is PlanToys’ Baby Gym, which has hanging mobiles that babies can play with while lying beneath them. The product was recalled because of a risk of strangulation. The manufacturing date code TH 080116 through TH 082916 is located on the top corner joint connecting ball. About 500 baby gyms were sold at specialty toy and baby product stores nationwide and online at Diapers.com, Target.com and other websites from September 2016 through May 2017 for about $50.
Consumers should stop using the baby gym immediately and contact PlanToys at 866-517-7526, via email at [email protected] or online at www.PlanToys.com and click on “Safety” at the bottom of the page for more information.
These latest recalls come just three weeks after Toys “R” Us recalled infant wiggle balls due to a chocking hazard. Here is more information on that recall.