BebeLove recalled about 3,600 of its walkers because they failed to meet federal safety standards. They were sold for babies age 6 months or older. The walkers contain a plastic- covered foam padded seat with a plastic base and toy tray.
Style number 358 can fit through a standard doorway and is not designed to stop at the edge of a step as required by the federal safety standard. In addition, style number 368 contains leg openings that allow the child to slip down until the child’s head can become entrapped at the neck. Babies using these walkers can be seriously injured or killed, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
No injuries have been reported. For more information, go to the CPSC website.
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