Fisher-Price Recalls Infant Motion Seats Due to Fire Hazard
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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Soothing Motions Seats
Hazard: The motor housing can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Consumer Contact: Fisher-Price at 800-432-5437 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.service.mattel.com and click on Recalls & Safety Alerts for more information.
Units: About 408,000 (in addition, about 61,000 were sold in Canada) 149,000 additional units were previously recalled in October 2015. The date range was expanded for previously recalled models.
Description: This recall involves Fisher-Price Soothing Motions Seats with model numbers CMR35, CMR36, CMR37, and DYH22 and Smart Connect Soothing Motions Seats with model number CMR39. The seat bounces, sways, or bounces and sways together. The seat also vibrates, plays 10 songs and nature sounds, and has an overhead mobile. The model number is located on the underside of the motor housing.
Incidents/Injuries: Fisher-Price has received 36 reports of the product overheating, including one report of a fire contained within the motor housing. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Soothing Motions Seats and contact Fisher-Price for a full refund.
Sold At: BuybuyBaby, Target, Toys R Us, Walmart and other stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and other websites from November 2015 through October 2017 for about $160 for the Soothing Motions Seat and $175 for the Smart Connect Soothing Motions Seat.
Importer: Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, N.Y.
Manufactured In: China