Three baby bath seat recalls announced due to drowning risk

by Michael Heygood

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced that baby bath seats manufactured by BeBeLove, Buy Buy Baby, and Chelsea & Scott are being recalled because they may place young children at risk of drowning. All three products are manufactured for use by children five to ten months of age.

BeBeLove E-Zee Bath Seats

BeBeLove issued a recall for the company’s E-Zee Bath Seats line after it was determined that the product failed to meet federal safety standards for stability. According to the CPSC, the bath seat can tip over while in use, placing babies at risk of drowning. Approximately 5,600 bath seats are involved in the recall.

Consumers may have purchased the E-Zee Bath Seats from,,, or another online retailer between May 2011 and November 2012. Families with one of the recalled BeBeLove bath seats should contact the company at (888) 464-1218 in order to obtain a refund.

Buy Buy Baby’s Idea Baby Bath Seats

Buy Buy Baby has issued a recall notice for the company’s Idea Baby Bath Seats due to a risk of drowning with the product. According to a CPSC press release, regulators determined that the bath seats failed to meet federal safety standards, prompting the recall. This recall notice involves about 34,000 baby bath seats.

The recalled Buy Buy Baby bath seats were sold from September 2012 through April at Buy Buy Baby and Bed Bath & Beyond stores, as well as online at and Customers who purchased this product are advised to stop using it immediately. Bath seats that were purchased from a Buy Buy Baby or Bed Bath & Beyond store can be returned for a store credit.

Chelsea & Scott’s Idea Baby Bath Seats

About 1,950 baby bath seats sold by Chelsea & Scott are being recalled because of stability problems which caused them to fail to meet federal safety standards. Use of the company’s Idea Baby Bath Seats may expose children to a risk of drowning. Parents who purchased this product have been advised to stop using it immediately in order to protect their child’s safety.

The Idea Baby Bath Seats that are being recalled by Chelsea & Scott were sold online at between February 2013 and May 2013. Customers who purchased one of these products are advised to contact Chelsea & Scott at (866) 271-4536 in order to obtain a full refund for their bath seat.

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by Michael Heygood

Michael Heygood is a licensed attorney and partner at HO&P who focuses on insurance and corporate litigation, and other civil arenas. Michael has been named multiple times to the Super Lawyers List.