‘Squatty Potty’ step stools recalled due to injury, fall hazard - WSMV News 4

‘Squatty Potty’ step stools recalled due to injury, fall hazard

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(Photo: US Consumer Product Safety Commission) (Photo: US Consumer Product Safety Commission)

(Meredith) – Squatty Potty is recalling their children’s toilet step stools after discovering it can detach while a child is standing on it, posing injury and fall hazards.

The plastic step stools measure about 15.8 inches by 16.8 inches by 10 inches and were sold individually or as a part of a set, which included a toilet seat and decorative stickers.

[Click Here To View The Recall On The US Consumer Product Safety Commission's Website]

The step stool is designed to look like a gray hippopotamus with blue or purple eyes. It has a height-adjusting aqua blue hat top step and cut-outs that function as handles on each side.

Consumers should immediately stop using the children’s toilet step stools until they remove the hat. Consumers should contact Squatty Potty for instructions on returning the hat portion of the stool, free of cost, for a $10 refund.

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Squatty Potty has received two reports of children falling from the toilet step stool, resulting in one child hitting her chin on the toilet and biting the inside of her mouth causing her to bleed. Another child fell and hit his head on a wall.

The step stools were sold online at squattypotty.com and Amazon.com from September 2017 through November 2017 for about $50.


Information for this article was provided by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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