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Baby Trend Infant Backpack Carriers Recalled

Date:
March 27, 2007
Category:
Carriers & Slings
Company/Brand:
Baby Trend
The Danger:
The stitching on the strap of the carrier can loosen or detach, causing the carrier to shift and posing a fall hazard to young children.
Description:
This recall involves about 4,000 infant back pack carriers. Only carriers with style number 2512 and 2592LX are included in the recall.
The carrier is green/silver and made of heavy duty nylon with a lightweight steel frame. Style numbers are printed on the metal frame of the product. The carrier has a 5-point safety harness, padded shoulder and hip straps, padded leg openings, and head support. The carrier also has a top canopy and large diaper bag which attaches to the frame. "Baby Trend" is printed on the back of the seat of the carrier. The backpack folds into its own diaper bag for storage and travel.
Sold At:
Discount department and juvenile products stores nationwide from March 2002 through November 2006 for about $50.
What To Do:
Stop using the carrier immediately and contact Baby Trend for return instructions and a free replacement carrier. For more information, contact Baby Trend at (800) 328-7363 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit their Web site at www.babytrend.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07138.html