August 27, 2010 Recalls | Williams Sonoma bottle warmer, MamaLittleHelper baby hammock

The week’s recalls…

Williams-Sonoma Recalls Baby Bottle Warmers

Hazard: The warmers can overheat bottles and the liquid inside, posing a burn hazard to adults and babies.

Incidents/Injuries:The firm has received 10 reports of the bottles overheating, including one adult who suffered a mild finger burn.

Description: The recall affects about 11,000 Beaba Express Steam Bottle Warmers.

Where you bought it: William Sonoma stores, website or catalog this June or July for about $65.

What to do: Call Williams-Sonoma at (877) 548-0850for instructions on how to return the product for a full refund and receive a $25 Williams-Sonoma gift card.

MamaLittleHelper Baby Hammock recalled for suffocation hazard

Hazard: The warmers can overheat bottles and the liquid inside, posing a burn hazard to adults and babies.

Incidents/Injuries: No injuries, but the company has received three reports of the hammock becoming unbalanced, including one report of a two-month old who rolled to the side corner of the hammock and was found crying face down.

Description: This recall includes MamaLittleHelper Hammocks with model numbers 1010, 1020 and BL222. They have a steel frame and a fabric hammock with a mattress which are connected by a large spring, safety rope and a metal hanger. Model BL222 has a computerized rocker device. “MamaLittleHelper” is printed on a label sewn onto the hammock models 1010 and 1020. Model BL222 does not have a label.

Where you bought it: You probably didn’t. Only 500 items were sold, and they were available exclusively online at between May 2008 and June 2010.

What to do: If you own MamaLittleHelper to receive a free repair kit for hammock models 1010 and 1020. Consumers who own model BL222 should return the hammock to MamaLittleHelper in exchange for a new hammock. There is no repair available for model BL222. Repair kits can also be ordered online at

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