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Recalls of infant bath seats, BMW models

Published December 26, 2012 11:06 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

The following products and vehicles were recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Unless otherwise indicated, discontinue use of the products immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a refund. For more information about the products, call the manufacturer or CPSC's toll-free hotline, 800-638-2772. Only some cars or trucks recalled are affected. Contact a dealer for your model to see if it is included in the recall. The dealer will tell you what to do.

Product • Dream On Me Bath Seats, sold at small retail stores and online retailers, including Amazon.com and Wayfair.com, from July 2012 through September 2012 for $25 to $40.

Problem • The bath seats fail to meet federal safety standards, including the requirements for stability. Specifically, the bath seats can tip over, posing a risk of drowning to babies. Consumers should stop using the recalled bath seats immediately. Dream On Me is offering a free replacement bathtub to consumers. Contact Dream On Me toll-free at (877) 201-4317 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, or online at http://www.dreamonme.com. Click on "Recalls" for more information.

Vehicle • BMW X5 SUV, 2009-2012

Problem • The engine belt idler pulley bolt could loosen and break over time. If the engine belt idler pulley bolt breaks, the vehicle may unexpectedly lose power-assisted steering, increasing the risk of a crash. Owners also may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 888-327-4236 (TTY: 800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.