US CPSC Approves New Safety Standard for Infant Bath Tubs

US FlagUS/Washington: Consumer Product Safety Commission LogoUS Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) approves new federal standard intended to improve the safety of Infant Bath Tubs and prevent drownings.

The new federal safety standard incorporates the most recent voluntary standard developed by ASTM International (ASTM F2670-17 Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Infant Bath Tubs). This mandatory standard contains several requirements for Infant Bath Tubs, including the following:

  • Latching and locking mechanism requirements
  • Static load testing
  • Drowning and fall warnings, markings, and instructions

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Gemwide Trading Tortoise Toy Recall [Australia]

Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Gemwisde Trading Tortoise Toy Recall [Australia]Gemwide Trading recalls some/certain batch/lots of Tortoise Toys due to risk of component detachment and consequential Choking hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/JLWH309qn1y

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/gemwide-trading-naughty-tortoise-toy

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Plastic Toys are subject to this recall:

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Gemwide Crocodile & Dog Toy Recall [Australia]

Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Gemwide Crocodile & Dog Toy Recall [Australia]Gemwide Trading recalls some/certain batch/lots of Crocodile & Dog Wind-Up Toys due to risk of component detachment and consequential Choking hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/LdKw309eQSN

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/gemwide-trading-crocodile-dog-toys

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Plastic Toys are subject to this recall:

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Rivers Inflatable Pool Toy Recall [Australia]

Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Rivers Inflatable Pool Toy Recall [Australia]Rivers Australia recalls certain batch/lots of Inflatable Pool Toys due to suspected failure to have appropriate warning labels in accordance with Consumer Protection Notice Number 2 of 2009 and consequential increased risk of drowning. ACCC: http://ht.ly/iKQr309ctoN

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/rivers-australia-inflatable-pool-toys

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Inflatable Pool Toys are subject to this recall:

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Ben 10 “Baby Float” Aquatic Toy Recall [Australia]

Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Ben 10 "Baby Float" Aquatic Toy Recall [Australia]Wens Bros Trading Pty Ltd recalls certain batch/lots of Ben 10 “Baby Float” Aquatic Toy due to suspected failure to comply with the labeling requirements of Australia’s Consumer Protection Notice No. 2 of 2009 – Consumer Product Safety Standard: Flotation Toys and Aquatic Toys and consequential child drowning hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/NKPO308WJul

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/wens-bros-trading-pty-ltd-ben-10-baby-float-aquatic-toy

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Child Floatation Devices are subject to this recall:

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Lexibook Baby Bath Seat/Chair Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Washington: Lexibook Baby Bath Seat/Chair Recall [US]Lexibook recalls an estimated 7,000 Lexibook Baby Bath Seat/Chairs due to risk of in-bath tip-over and consequential child drowning hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/x0uD307MpSz

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Baby-Bath-Seats-Chairs

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall includes all Lexibook Baby Bath Seat/Chairs. The plastic Baby Bath Seats/Chairs are intended for children 6 months and up.

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TUSA Dive Computer Recall [US]

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US/Washington: 7783-tusadivecomputerTUSA recalls an estimated 175 Wrist-Mounted Dive Computers due to risk of operational failure and consequential drowning and decompression sickness hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/qBqs305BKJD

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/TUSA-Recalls-Diving-Computers

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain TUSA DC Solar Link IQ1204 Dive Computer.

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Zoggs Bobin Swim Jacket Recall [Australia]

Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Zoggs Bobin Swim Jacket Recall [Australia]Zoggs Australia recalls certain batch/lots of Zoggs Bobin Swim Jackets and Zoggs Swim Jackets due to suspected lack of required safety regulatory warning labels, a serious health and safety hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/ZJqJ3058aGb

Direct link: http://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/zoggs-australia-zoggs-bobin-swim-jacket-zoggs-swim-jacket

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Swim Jackets are subject to this recall:

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Summer Infant Bath Tub Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Washington: Summer Infant Bath Tub Recall [US]Summer Infant recalls an estimated 86,000 Infant Bath Tubs due to impact injury and drowning hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/Dptp30537pe

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Summer-Infant-Recalls-Infant-Bath-Tubs

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain batch/lots of Lil’ Luxuries Whirlpool, Bubbling Spa & Shower with fabric slings.

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Bestway Splash & Play Baby Pool Recall [Australia]

Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: ACCC LogoAll In One Discount Store recalls all current models of Bestway Splash and Play Baby Pools due to child injury and/or drowning hazards. ACCC: http://ht.ly/4nlTh2

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1085324

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Baby Pools are subject to this recall:

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Anchor Industries Safety Pool Cover Recall [US]

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US/Washington: Anchor Industries Safety Pool Cover Recall [US]Anchor Industries recalls an estimated 350 Safety Pool Covers due to drowning hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/Zvidr

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/Recall-Alerts/2016/Anchor-Industries-Recalls-Safety-Pool-Covers/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Mesh and Solid-Material Anchor 5-Star, Anchor Mesh, Classic Solid and Defender Mesh brand Custom Safety Pool Covers.

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Air Time Rigid Wall Pool Recall [Australia]

Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Air Time brand Rigid Wall Pool Recall [Australia]Unity Group Blackwood Pty recalls certain Air Time brand Rigid Wall Pools due to missing labelling and drowning hazards. ACCC: http://ht.ly/WZ4Oj

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1080129

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Swimming Pools are subject to this recall:

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Sainteve Swimming Armband Recall [Australia]

Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Sainteve Swimming Armband Recall [Australia]Spend A Penny recalls certain Sainteve SY-A1045/ Sainteve SY-A1083 Inflatable Swimming Armbands for Children due to drowning hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/VPTag

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1079069

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Children’s Inflatable Swimming Armbands are subject to this recall:

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Otteroo Inflatable Baby Float Recall [US & Canada]

Canada CFIA RecallUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Otteroo Inflatable Baby Float Recall [US & Canada]Otteroo recalls an estimated 3,137 Otteroo Inflatable Baby Floats due to unexpected deflation, drowning and death hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/QnKW8; HCSC: http://ht.ly/QnKX9

Direct US link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/Recall-Alerts/2015/Otteroo-Corp-Recalls-Inflatable-Baby-Floats/

Direct Canada link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/54240r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports the Otteroo Inflatable Baby Float is an inflatable round ring made of clear and blue plastic material.

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Disney Pixar Cars Pool Toy Recall [Australia]

Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Disney Pixar Cars Pool Toy Recall [Australia]Toymate Baulkham Hills recalls certain Disney Pixar Cars Inflatable Ride-On Pool Toys due to drowning hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/LzlaV

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1069292

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Ride-On Pool Toys are subject to this recall:

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