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Product Reviews / Evaluation Report Summaries (ERS)

Induction Certificate Number:   74020130301-617
Induction Date:   March 01, 2013
Certificate License Status:   Active
Product:   BabySmart Cooshee Hybak
MSRP:   $49.95 USD
Company URL:  http://www.babysmart.com
Rating: 

BabySmart Cooshee Hybak

by:  Rev. James G.W. Fisher - Editor / Product Evaluation Expert
     
Evaluation Report Summary (ERS) Date:  03/01/2013

The award winning "strap-free" BabySmart Cooshee HyBak seat props-a-tot up and forward for focus and concentration! With a contoured wide-angle base, skid-resistant circle-pods, side arms to prevent leaning over, leg-positioning for proper posture, and a snug higher-back design. Not only is Cooshee is the most supportive seat, it's the softest and cushiest Booster available.




Product Type Release Year Primary Usage Target Age / Max. Weight Target Gender
Baby Gear 2012 Consumer/Education 2.5 years + Female/Male


Evaluation Report Summary (ERS) - Index



Evaluation Report Summary (ERS)
Category Rating Scores

Category rating scores are based on scale from 1 to 5. Rating score must be 3 or higher to pass in each evaluation category.


Cost Benefit Durability Ease Of Use Functionality Innovation Visual Appeal
5 5 5 5 4 3.5

Final product / service rating is averaged from the sum total of ALL applicable evaluation category scores. Only scores of "3" or higher are published.

There are a total of 357 evaluation categories which are used in our evaluation process.
(NOTE: Not all categories are applicable to any one product or online service.)

Only 6 of the evaluation category rating scores for this New Inductee's evaluation are featured for public view.



Critical Evaluation Information

These icons represent important attributes with which this product / service is associated, contributes to, or encourages development of. Select any of the unique icons below to learn more about the specific attribute it represents.
                        





image of factory with ecological leaves symbol. Trade Industry Sales Types

Wholesale Retail Reseller Online 

 



Safety Guidelines Symbol ImageSafety / Quality Classifications
 
CE MarkedUL ApprovedJPMA Certified
ASTM Complianteco-Friendlyeco-Conscious



CPSIATÜVEU
Independent Lab Tested  Independent Lab Name 
 Compliant
  (Unconfirmed)UL Testing
LeadSafe™ - Surface Coatings/PaintLeadSafe™ - Content / SubstratesPhthalatesSafe
  
BPASafeSoluble Heavy MetalsMechanical/Physical
Flammability - Solids/TextilesLabeling of Hazardous Art MaterialsiWatchDog™ Approved
(Complies with ICCS™ Certification Standards)
(Not Applicable)



UPC Code / ISBN#Manufacturer SKUAge Grading
794918925424 9252Labeled/Appropriate



Manufactured InSafety Hazard/Warnings
U.S.A.

 


About Our New Inductee
A quick yet informative glance at what this New Inductee is all about.

Where to begin in my description of the BabySmart Cooshee Hybak, (hereafter referred to as Cooshee Hybak), booster seat is somewhat of a challenge. When you consider the unparalleled design, visual, appeal, comfort, and functionality of the product, it is clear to see why.
Image of the Baby Smart Cushee Hybak Boosetr Seat.

"Unbelievable! heat, cold, hundreds of compression tests, and all sorts of liquids applied yet the seat still remains resilient with no visible signs of failure."


* A quote from one of The Toy Man® News & Reviews in-house evaluation engineers. He put the Cooshee Hybak through the most insane variety of tests to check safety and durability ever seen.
Booster seats are a common item when it comes to infant and toddler accessories that parents need to use, yet although the Cooshee Hybak is a booster seat, it is far from common.  When you see a booster seat that parents wish there was an adult size, that tells you a lot!

Whatever could be what makes the Cooshee Hybak so sensational to infants, toddlers, and even adults?  How about what the folks at BabySmart refer to as “cooshee-softness”. The pvcSafe™ compound used to create the Cooshee Hybak, provides comfort like no other booster seat product in the market, and that's just the beginning!  There's so much more to it...
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Additional Details and Perspectives
More than just a cursory glance with aspects of relative importance.

As stated in the introductory section which tols you about the basics of the Cooshee Hybak, there is obviously far more to it. Here are some of the additional details and perspectives:

- EW high back design provides proper seating posture, comfort and stability
- Available in 5 different colors
- Low arm height makes it easy to keep chair close to table
- Unique molded foam stays put with weight of child
- Soft, ribbed seat pattern is skid-resistant
- Curved front facilitates proper leg placement
- For indoor & outdoor use
- 100% Waterproof, Bacteria resistant, Non-allergenic, latexSafe™, phthalatesSafe™

Image of consumer mom's daughter using the Cushee Hybak booster seat at home.  
"Proper leg positioning with a booster seat is an absolute that allows no room for variance. The Cooshee Hybak encourages proper ciruclation in a child's legs while using it, even for extended periods."

* A quote from one our independent evaluators who performed a full analysis and study of the Baby Smart Cooshee Hybak.

One of the most impressive features noted by one of our indepedent evaluators is the easy transitioning for a child from dinner table use to car or bus.  Rather than having to have one type of seat for dining or recreational use and another for travel, the Cooshee Hybak allows for a smooth transitioning without having to switch from one seat to another.

The Cooshee Hybak has a two-fold benefit.  It brings a child to the right height so the lap-and-shoulder seat belt fit properly and securely in vehicles. Secondly, the high back on the Cooshee Hybak provides added safety and support for a child's back, giving stronger assurance of no deviation from strong and health spinal development whether in a vehicle or at home.
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Independent Evaluator Reports Icon Independent Evaluator Reports
Extensive independent study and analysis by credentialed scholars.
The information to follow is comprised of excerpts from inclusive detailed Evaluator Reports pertaining to this New Inductee. These reports have been prepared by top credentialed scholars from their own extensive independent study and analysis.
* These excerpts have been posted verbatim, paraphrased, or a combination of both, in order to encapsulate the primary details conveyed in each of the evaluation reports in a brief summary form.

Doctor of Advanced Behavioral Study, Ph.D. M.S., E.D.
Professor of Developmental / Behavioral Studies & Research

"The Cooshee Hybak booster seat represents a pinnacle of inspiration in pediatric product development. It provides a safer alternative to the current accepted standard in booster seats in its class while remaining consistent with current AMA and FDA regulations."

"In my studies of the Cooshee Hybak I found that all children (1.8 - 4 years of age), to whom the seat was introduced, remained there, content with the environment.  With the more standard booster seats such as you might find at a restaurant with the more firm plastic composition, the children became restless quickly and/or expressed comments of their discomfort."

"With the Cooshee Hybak a child's focus of action which contributes to skill development was enhanced dramatically. This creates a positive experience for a child that enhances the level of parent / child interaction and a greater level of progressive skill development."


"Considering the product has been independent lab tested, 100% waterproof, bacteria resistant, non-allergenic, and has no latex or phthalates, the Cooshee Hybak is fulfilling what consumers are looking for.  The Cooshee Hybak will provide a strong positive influence to an infant/toddlers early childhood experience that will carry on in their development all the way to adulthood."



Pediatrics M.D., MBBS
Pediatric Developmental Studies Specialist

"Based upon our examination of behavioral responses with children in using the Cooshee Hybak, a strong influence in motor, cognitive, language, and/or social-emotional development was quite evident.  The design of the Cooshee Hybak goes well beyond acceptable / required standards using non-toxic materials that are highly durable."

"One of the more important features of the Cooshee Hybak is the non-skid design structure.  A child's weight serves to keep the seat from sliding on virtually any surface we tested it on. Cloth, plastic, glass, vinyl, and many other materials had no variance in the Cooshee Hybak remaining in place."

"Most important of all, the design of the Cooshee Hybak is such that proper leg placement is achieved with an 'up-forward' combination of angles to make the child feel more secure and remove likelihood of falling backwards. Circulation in all areas making contact with the seat remains constant with no restriction."


"In conclusion, a child's experience with the Cooshee Hybak initiates the creation of a psychological impression which gives them a sense of security.  This in turn will encourage a greater level of critical skill development and be a fundamental part of a good behavioral model for a child."


* PLEASE NOTE: At the request of our independent evaluators their names are not disclosed to protect their personal and professional privacy. Their labors are provided at no charge to assist us in providing a well-balanced and accurate evaluation report summary, (ERS). All opinions and or statements from the independent evaluator(s) featured here do not represent the opinion of The Toy Man® Product Guide, any member or division of Epiphany Communications and the International Parenting Institute.



Consumer Hands-on Evaluation
Details about the experience at our consumer hands-on evaluation event.

Where to begin in my description of the BabySmart Cooshee Hybak, (hereafter referred to as Cooshee Hybak), booster seat is somewhat of a challenge. When you consider the unparalleled design, visual, appeal, comfort, and functionality of the product, it is clear to see why.

Never did we imagine that an infant/toddler booster seat could possibly generate the volume of excitement and praise as we all experienced during The Toy Man® News & Reviews consumer hands-on evaluation event.
Image of consumer mom's daughter using the Cushee Hybak booster seat at home.

"My daughter likes this seat so much she refuses to leave without it! I've never seen her enjoy a booster seat like this before.  She usually complains they are too uncomfortable."


* A quote from a Mother at The Toy Man® News & Reviews consumer hands-on evaluation event at a La Quinta Inn in Las Vegas where various products were featured.
No matter the location whether a bus, train, restaurant or theme park, the Cooshee Hybak maintained a constant level of attention and favor. Consumers were completely enthralled with how the Cooshee Hybak remained in place no matter what the environment it was being used in was.  It wouldn't move from the child's movement or even the motion of a bus or a train!

The clincher in this part of our evaluation was a situation that occurred at a La Quinta Inn in Las Vegas, NV where we tried a real-life use of the Cooshee Hybak during the breakfast time offered there.  We were all startled by a toddler who was screaming at the top of her lungs.  It turns out that she was screaming because her mom had told her it was time to leave and that she couldn't take the Cooshee Hybak with her!

Taking all of the feedback from consumers into consideration as well as the incident with the little toddler refusing to leave without the Cooshee Hybak, there was no question that the Cooshee Hybak had passed this segment of our evaluation process.
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EVALUATION RESULTS - From evaluation for induction into "The Toy Man® News & Reviews"
       
    Overall Rating:   5
     
    Seal of Approval:  
     
    Recommends Award:  
       
       
    eco-Recognition™ Seal:  
     
    Award of Excellence:  
     
    eChoice™ Award:  
       
       
    S. T. E. M. Award:   
     
    Mom Approved Award:  
     
    Award of Recognition:™  
       



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