On Tuesday, the popular baby product company Fisher-Price announced an expansive recall. They are recalling over 63,000 infant motion seats due to a potential fire hazard.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall and said that the seats have the ability to randomly catch on fire. The motor on the product can overheat, potentially resulting in a fire.
CPSC announced the recall of the Fisher-Price Soothing Motion Seats. Model numbers include CMR35, CMR36, CMR37, DYH22. The other product being recalled is the Smart Connect Soothing Motions Seats, including the model number CMR39. Model numbers can be found under the motor housing.
The popular product was being sold at BuybuyBaby, Target, Toys R Us, Walmart, Amazon.com, and many other stores nationwide. The seats cost around $160 and were sold from November 2015 through October 2017.
According to the CPSC, the motion seats were popular because they could bound, sway, or bounce and sway together while vibrating. It can play ten songs, nature sounds, and more.
Now, they are encouraging everyone who owns the product to stop using the seats and to contact Fisher-Price for a full refund. So far, the company has received at least 36 reports of overheating.
At least one report was given about a fire that was contained within the motor housing. No injuries have been reported.
If you have this product and are looking for a refund, contact Fisher-Price at 800-432-5437. They are available from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. You can also find information online at www.service.mattel.com under the "Recalls & Safety Alerts" tab.
If you have this product or know someone with a baby, share this information to ensure everyone's safety. In other breaking news, a major recall was issued at Walmart, Trader Joe's, and others as products may cause dangerous illness.