The buckles on the carrier shoulder straps can unexpectedly release tension, causing the strap to slip through and posing a fall hazard to the baby.
The recall involves about 2,000 "Beco Baby Carrier Butterfly" brand name carriers. They have black labels with a green "b" logo on the left side and a butterfly on the right side. The label is sewn on the outside of the carrier. The following carrier styles are included in the recall:
* Pony Express
Specialty retail stores nationwide and Internet sites from January 2008 through February 2008 for about $140.
What To Do:
Stop using the carriers immediately and contact Beco Baby Carrier to receive instructions for returning the carriers for repair. Contact Beco Baby Carrier Inc. toll-free at (888) 943-8232 or (888) 9-GET-BECO between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.becobabycarrier.com.
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