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ALERT: Cooler recalled due to child entrapment, suffocation risk

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Posted at 4:20 AM, May 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-09 07:41:31-04

Parents, grandparents, you need to know about this safety alert.

More than 60,000 Igloo Marine Elite coolers are now being recalled.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, children can get locked inside and suffocate once the lid closes. The company has already received one report of a child who got trapped in the cooler before an adult freed him.

This recall only impacts the Igloo Marine Elite line of coolers that are white with stainless steel latches.

Consumer can call Igloo toll-free at 866-509-3503 between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.igloocoolers.com and click on “Contact Us” at the bottom left of the webpage.

For a link to the Consumer Product Safety Commission recall, click here.