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Bumbo International Bumbo "Baby Sitter" Seats

Date: 
October 25, 2007
Brand: 
Bumbo International
Sold At: 
Gymboree stores nationwide and its Web site from August 2007 through September 2007 for between $12 and $15.
Problem:
If the seat is placed on a table, countertop, chair, or other elevated surface, young children can arch their backs, flip out of the Bumbo seat, and fall onto the floor, posing a risk of serious head injuries.
Product Numbers Recalled: 
About 1 million
If You Own This Product: 
Consumers should never use the infant seat on a table, countertop, chair, or other elevated surface. Consumers can contact Bumbo to obtain new warning label stickers and instructions, free of charge. The new warning label will state: "WARNING - Prevent Falls; Never use on any elevated surface." Consumers should use the Bumbo seat at ground level, but should never leave a child unattended.
Consumer Contact: 
Contact Bumbo International at (888) 376-4763 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.bumbosafety.com
Incidents/Injuries: 
CPSC has received 28 reports of young children falling out of the Bumbo Baby Sitter seat, including three skull fractures, which occurred when children fell out of chairs that had been placed on tables.
Manufactured In: 
South Africa

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