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Fisher-Price recalls Soothing Motions Seat for fire hazard

Fisher-Price has recalled its Soothing Motions Seat because of a potential fire hazard. The infant seat's motor housing can overheat and catch fire.

No injuries have been reported, but the company has received 36 reports of overheating. One incident involved a fire, which was contained within the motor housing.

Consumers are instructed to stop using the seat immediately and contact Fisher-Price for a full refund by calling 1-800-432-5437 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, or by visiting

In a statement, Fisher-Price owner Mattel said it voluntarily issued the recall with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission "in support of maintaining the highest level of trust."

"Children's and families' safety is always our top priority at Mattel," the statement read.

Seats affected by the recall have model numbers CMR35, CMR36, CMR37 and DYH22. Also included are Smart Connect Soothing Motions Seats with the model number CMR39. Model numbers can be found underneath the motor housing.

About 65,000 seats were sold in stores and online across the country and Canada at major retailers from Nov. 2015 through October, retailing for $160 or $175. They were manufactured in China.


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