The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Wednesday that the Otteroo Corp. of San Francisco were recalling 3,000 baby floats because they can deflate, increasing the chances of a child drowning.
There have been approximately 54 reports of broken seams on the floats, but fortunately no injuries.
The product that is being recalled is a round ring that is fastened the baby’s neck. The company name, Otterroo, is printed on the top of the float.
The defected products were sold on Otteroo.com, Amazon.com, and Zulily.com from January 2014 to July 2014.
Consumers are advised to stop using the float. You may contact Otteroo for a new replacement.
For more information contact Otteroo can be reached at 415-236-5388 or their website at www.otteroo.com.
Product recalls need to be taken seriously for whatever the defect is. Especially defected products for children.
Companies will recall products when they catch a defect for the safety of their consumers. However, it may take people to sustain injuries for companies to discover the defect.
If you or a loved one has been injured due to a defected product. Seek immediate medical attention and contact the company. Reach out to a personal injury lawyer to see what your options are.
At Bergener Mirejovsky we take injuries caused by defected products seriously. It’s important to get the right medical treatment and your rights protected.
To learn more about your options call for a free consultation at 1-800-881-2021.