Categorized | Business, Recalls

Aqua-Leisure Industries recalls inflatable baby floats due to drowning hazard

Aqua-Leisure Industries recalls inflatable baby floats due to drowning hazard

MEDIA RELEASE

reacall-aqua-leisure

Deluxe Baby Boat (one of many models recalled)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Inflatable Baby Floats

Units: About 4 Million

Manufacturer: Aqua-Leisure Industries, of Avon, Mass.

Hazard: The leg straps in the seat of the float can tear, causing children to unexpectedly fall into or under the water, posing a risk of drowning.

Incidents/Injuries: There have been 31 reports of float seats tearing, causing children to fall into or under the water. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled inflatable baby floats were sold in a variety of styles and colors. The names and model numbers are located on the packaging. A date between 08/02 and 07/08 is molded on the valves of recalled products. Products not included in the recall can be identified with the lettering “NP” molded on the valve. For a full list with photos of floats visit: www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/pr…

Sold at: Juvenile product and mass merchandise retailers nationwide, including Target, Toys “R” Us, Wal-Mart, Dollar General, Kmart, Walgreens, Ace Hardware, and Bed, Bath & Beyond from December 2002 through June 2009 for between $8 and $15.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled inflatable baby floats and contact Aqua-Leisure for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Aqua-Leisure toll-free at (866) 807-3998 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.aqualeisure.com

Recall Safety Information on the Aqua-Leisure website. www.aqualeisure.com/recall/faq…

Editor’s note: For a full list of other recalled products please click on the Product Recalls link on right.

2 Responses to “Aqua-Leisure Industries recalls inflatable baby floats due to drowning hazard”

  1. Mary Paul says:

    I have tried calling Aqua Leisure, finally able to leave a message – still no contact from the company. Also tried emailing same company and message was returned to me stating that email address was incorrect.

Trackbacks/Pingbacks


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

 

 

Become a fan on facebook

Photos on flickr

Stock Quotes

NASDAQ4258.438  chart+41.047
S&P 5001886.76  chart+24.00
^NYA10250.537  chart+126.807
^TNX2.199  chart+0.046
AAPL97.67  chart+1.41
FB75.95  chart+3.32
GOOG511.17  chart-13.34
INTC31.38  chart+0.53
MSFT43.63  chart+0.89
ORCL37.87  chart+0.31
QCOM72.43  chart+1.29
ALEX35.41  chart-0.14
BOH54.33  chart+0.05
BRN2.32  chart-0.18
BYD9.83  chart-0.17
CAGU0.22  chart0.00
CPF18.02  chart-0.19
CYAN4.66  chart+0.018
HA13.325  chart-0.025
HCOM26.26  chart-0.62
HE26.93  chart+0.17
MLP5.82  chart-0.22
MRPI0.0005  chart0.00
NNUT0.00  chartN/A
PLFF0.038  chart0.00
TBNK21.39  chart-0.19
TSO60.38  chart+0.57
Oct 17, 2014 / 5:15 pm

 

ad

 

Quantcast