July 27, 2011: Prime-Line Products Recalls Child Bathtub Non-Slip Pads
About 8,000 child bathtub non-slip pads have been recalled due to fall hazards.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Prime-Line Products Company Inc., of Redlands, California, has recalled about 8,000 bathtub non-slip pads. Some pads do not stick to the bathtub surface, posing a fall hazard to consumers. Prime-Line has received one report of the pad failure. No injuries were reported.
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The recalled items are whale-shaped, white, vinyl, non-slip bathtub pads with textured surfaces and adhesive backings and are used to help prevent children from slipping and falling in bathtubs. The pads come in sets of 12 and 15. Each set contains pads that range in size from 2 to 4 inches tall. The model number is S-4630 and SKU number is 049793846303. Both are printed on the back of the packaging. The pads sold at Ace Hardware & Menards nationwide between May 24, 2010, and June 13, 2011, for about $6.
Whom to Contact
Consumers should immediately stop using the pads and contact Prime-Line to receive a full refund. For additional information, contact Prime-Line at (855) 839-9555 from 8 AM to 5 PM PST. Consumers also can visit the Prime-Line website at www.prime-line-products.com.
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