Barbara's Beat: BebeLove recalls baby walkersdue to fall and entrapment hazards

Friday, February 7, 2014

BebeLove recalls baby walkers
due to fall and entrapment hazards



Consumers should stop using BebeLove™ Baby Walkers. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.



Recall Summary

Name of Product: BebeLove™ Baby Walkers

Hazard: The walkers failed to meet federal safety standards. Specifically, 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.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: BebeLove toll-free at (888) 464-1218 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.bebeloveusa.com and click on “Recall Contact” for more information.


Recall Details

Units: About 3,600

Description: The recalled includes all BebeLove walkers that 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. Model 358 walkers have a green, pink or orange musical tray with a white toy bar and solid colored seats. Model 368 walkers have green, pink or white musical tray with a yellow toy bar and printed patterned seats. Both models have white stoppers on the bottom of the base of the walker and model numbers printed on a label on the rear bottom inside of the base. “BEBELOVE" is printed on a label on the seat back and on the base of the walkers.

The walkers were sold in the following color combinations:

Product Name
Model Number
Color
BebeLove Baby Walker
358 (white toy bar)
Pink Base with White Tray
Blue Base with White Tray
Green Base with White Tray
BebeLove Baby Walker
368 (yellow toy bar)
Blue Base with Yellow Tray
Pink Base With White Tray
Purple Base with Pink Tray

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled baby walkers immediately and contact BebeLove for a free repair kit.

Sold at: Small retail stores in Arizona, California and Utah and online at Amazon.com and Overstock.com from November 2011 through July 2013 for about $25.

Importer: Bebe Love USA, of Pico Rivera, Calif.

Manufactured in: Taiwan and China

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