Baby bouncer recalled due to injury risk

Mothercare has announced a voluntary recall of one of its own-brand baby bouncer chairs after it emerged that the fabric seat could become detached from the frame, resulting in a child falling through.

Tuesday, 1st August 2017, 11:44 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 11:07 am

While the firm said that incorrect assembly could lead to injury, it also highlighted that the risk of detaching fabric was still present in correctly assembled chairs.

A company announcement read: “Bouncers with a batch date of 12/2015 onwards and with a barcode ending in 843611-3 are affected by this recall. All earlier versions are unaffected.

“If you own one of these bouncers please stop using it immediately and return your product to a mothercare store where a full refund will be given.

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“If you have any queries please contact Mothercare via email on: [email protected]

The organisation also apologised to customers: “This action has been taken to ensure the safety and well-being of our customers and we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.”