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Baby floats recalled for drowning hazard

July 3, 2009 5:20:26 AM PDT
The government has issued a voluntary recall of about 4 million inflatable baby floats due to a drowning hazard.The 14 float models are made by Aqua-Leisure Industries.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says the leg straps in the seat of the floats can tear, causing children to unexpectedly fall into the water.

The commission says there have been 31 reports of such incidents, but no reports of injuries.

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