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Product name New Safety Instructions to Prevent Injuries for Combo Baby Tubs/Step Stools
Description These "2-In-1 Fold-Away Tub and Step Stools," have model number 3141 written on the underside of the base. The product is a folding baby bathtub that can be used as a step stool for an older child. In the step stool position, the top of the turquoise lid has raised lettering stating "the first years" followed near the bottom of the lid with the two statements, "MAXIMUM LOAD/POIDS MAXIMUM:200lbs/90kg" and "USE ONLY ON A LEVEL SURFACE. N'UTILISER QUE SUR UNE SURFACE PLANE." In the bathtub position, the seat back has a purple pad. The base and the footrest are both white. Also, on the underside of the base is a tiny raised clock showing the year of manufacture of the product (i.e., "9 9") surrounded by the numbers of the clock. Only products bearing date codes 1999 and 2000 ("9 9" or "0 0") are included in this program. 
Problem When used as a tub, babies' body parts can be pinched if the product's footrest is not fully extended so that it clicks into place firmly. 
Distribution Nationwide at mass merchants. 
Company The First Years - 800-533-6708; web site - 
Dates sold January 1999 through February 2002. 
Date posted 04/25/2003 

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