Bumbo International Trust

Four million of the popular baby seats made by Bumbo International Trust are being recalled after reports that dozens of infants have fallen out of the seats and have suffered injuries in their falls. At least 19 of these infants suffered skull fractures.
The South-Africa based company says that its products are safe if used as they are meant to be used. The company says that the chairs are made to be placed on the floor. The chairs do not have restraints as they are designed as an easy-in easy-out infant chair. Unfortunately, nearly 100 incidents were reported to the Consumer Product Safety Commission in which children had fallen out of the chairs or wiggled their way out.
Forty-five of these incidents involved babies falling out of chairs placed on tables, countertops or chairs, and 17 of these infants suffered skull fractures. At least 50 falls, however, occurred when the seats were placed at an unknown elevation or on the ground. Two of these infants suffered skull fractures and one child suffered a concussion. Even falling near to the floor poses a brain injury danger to an infant because their skulls are soft and they have no way to break their fall and may hit their head on a toy or other object, seeking the help of Cleveland lawyers to assist.
People who own these chairs can order free repair kits from the company’s website. The repair kits contain a restraining belt and also a sticker that reminds parents and caregivers not to place the chair on an elevated surface.

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