RECALL: Baby floats due to drowning risk

Baby head float recall
Credit: CPSC

Otteroo Corp. is recalling its baby floats due to a possible risk of drowning, the company announced Wednesday.

The recall was posted on the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website. According to the recall statement, the seams on the Otteroo Inflatable Baby Floats may leak air and deflate posing a risk of drowning. The company received 54 reports of broken seams but no injuries have been reported.

The floats were sold on Otteroo.com, Amazon.com and Zulily.com from January 2014 through July 2014. According to the recall report, about 3000 units may be affected.

If you have a defected float, you need to stop using it immediately and contact Otteroo for a free replacement. You can call Otteroo Corp. collect (415) 236-5388 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or go online http://www.otteroo.com and click on “Safety” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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