Prime-Line Products Recalls Child Bathtub Non-Slip Pads Due To Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–July 27, 2011.  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Products: Bathtub Non-Slip Pads

Units: About 8,000

Importer: Prime-Line Products Company Inc., of Redlands, Calif.

Hazard: Some pads do not stick to the bathtub surface, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Prime-Line has received one report of the pad failure. No injuries were reported.

Description: The recalled items are whale-shaped, white, vinyl, non-slip bathtub pads with textured surfaces and adhesive backings and are used to help prevent children from slipping and falling in bathtubs. The pads come in sets of 12 and 15. Each set contains pads that range in size from 2 to 4 inches tall. The model number is S-4630 and SKU number is 049793846303. Both are printed on the back of the packaging.

Sold at: Ace Hardware & Menards nationwide between May 24, 2010 and June 13, 2011 for about $6.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the pads and contact Prime-Line to receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Prime-Line at (855) 839-9555 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT. Consumers also can visit the Prime-Line website at

Picture of recalled non-slip pad

One non-slip pad, model number S-4630

Picture of recalled  non-slip pad package

The pads are sold in packages of 12 or 15

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on