Bumbo Baby seat recall: Bumbo International recalls baby seats due to fall hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling four million baby seats due to a potential fall hazard.

According to the CPSC, babies can maneuver out of or fall from the Bumbo seat , posing a risk of serious injuries.

The Bumbo Baby seat was voluntary recalled in October 2007, but at least 50 incidents have been recorded since then in which babies fell from the seat while it was being used on a raised surface.

Nineteen of those incidents included reports of skull fractures.

Most seats include a warning on the back and those manufactured since 2008 have an additional label on the front warning against use on raised surfaces.

Affected Bumbo seats were sold nationwide at Babies R Us, Sears, Target, Toys R Us, USA Babies, Walmart and other various toy and children's stories from August 2003 through August 2012 for between $30 and $50.

If you have a Bumbo seat, the CPSC is asking consumers to stop using the product until they order and install a free repair kit. The kit includes a restraint belt with a warning label, installation instructions, safe use instructions and a new warning sticker.

The belt should always be used when a child is placed in the seat. Even with the belt, the seat should never be used on any raised surface.

Consumers should also immediately stop using Bumbo seat covers that interfere with the installation and use of the belt.

A video demonstrating proper installation of the restraint belt and proper use of the Bumbo seat are available at this link .

Free repair kits can be ordered online or by calling (866) 898-4999.

Do not return the Bumbo seat to retailers as they will not be able to provide the repair kit.

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