Action Baby Carriers Recalled

Date:
September 3, 2008
Category:
Carriers & Slings
Company/Brand:
Optave
The Danger:
The baby carrier's chest strap can detach from the shoulder straps, posing a fall hazard to the baby.
Description:
The recall includes about 250 carriers that were sold under the "Action Baby Carrier" brand name. The carriers are sold in various colors and patterns:
  • Blue
  • Brown
  • Green
  • "So square"
  • "The larrisa"
  • "Spring breeze"
Sold At:
Specialty retail stores nationwide and Internet sites from May 2008 through June 2008 for between $80 and $90.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using the carrier in the positions that require using the chest strap and contact Optave to receive free replacement straps. For more information, contact Optave Inc. at toll-free (888) 666-6459 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit their Web site at www.actionbabycarriers.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08389.html

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