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

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

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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.

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