The Boppy Company, makers of the popular infant pillow lounger, has issued a massive recall covering 3.3. a million units due to a suffocation hazard believed to have caused the death of eight (8) babies. In a notice posted Thursday, September 23, 2021, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said the following:
“Infants can suffocate if they roll, move, or are placed on the lounger in a position that obstructs breathing, or roll off the lounger onto an external surface, such as an adult pillow or soft bedding that obstructs breath.
Infants reportedly suffocated after being placed on their back, side, or stomach on the lounger and were found on their side or on their stomach.”
The agency warned consumers to stop using the recalled Boppy pillow loungers immediately.
The recall includes the following products that were sold between 2004 through September of 2021 and cost between $30 and $40:
- Boppy Original Newborn Loungers
- Boppy Preferred Newborn Loungers
- Pottery Barn Lids Boppy Newborn Loungers
The recall includes a variety of colors and fashions. The products were distributed to a number of retailers such as Pottery Barn Kids, Target, Walmart, and online at Amazon.com
The CSPC notice can be found here.
If your child or the child of someone you know has been injured by the Boppy pillow loungers, or if you have any questions about this product or similar newborn consumer goods, please call us.
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