Infant Seats Recalled Due to Fire Hazard
Fisher-Price has issued a recall for 6,500 bouncing infant seats. These seats are potential fire hazard. The problem lies with Fisher-Price’s Soothing Motion Seat. The seat can overheat, because of the motor in the base of the seat.
According to a report for WABC 7 in New York City, the Consumer Product Safety Commission says Fisher-Price has received 36 different reports of the seats overheating. One report, said that the motor overheating actually caused a fire in the Soothing Motion Seat. No injuries were reported on any of the incidents or even because of the fire.
There are several different models of Soothing Motion Seat that are part of this recall. They include model numbers CMR35, CMR36, CMR37, DYH22 and CMR39. The seat has an overhead mobile and is designed to bounce, sway, vibrate infants. The seat also plays songs and sounds. No word on replacements or refunds being issued.