Recall Infantino SlingRider Baby Carrier
Infantino has announced a voluntary replacement program for the Infantino SlingRider infant baby carriers. This action is being taken in the US & Canada and also the UK and other European countries.
One million of these infant slings are being recalled in the United States and 15,000 are being recalled in Canada.
For more information on wearing a baby sling safely see Top Ten Tips for Carrying Baby Safely.
|Product Name||Infantino SlingRider Baby Carrier & Wendy Bellissimo Sling|
|Company, brand or retail store||Infantino|
|Recall Date||Thu 25th Mar 2010|
|Product Type||Baby Slings|
|Hazard||Risk of suffocation for babies under four months of age|
|Incidents||CPSC is aware of three reports of deaths that occurred in these slings in 2009; a 7-week-old infant in Philadelphia, a 6-day-old infant in Salem and a 3-month-old infant in Cincinnati.|
|Remedy||CPSC advises consumers to immediately stop using these slings for infants younger than four months of age due to a risk of suffocation and contact Infantino for a free replacement product.|
|Product Description||The Infantino “SlingRider,” is a soft fabric baby carrier with a padded shoulder strap that is worn by parents and caregivers to carry an infant weighing up to 20 lbs. “Infantino” is printed on the plastic slider located on the strap. “Infantino,” “SlingRider” and the item number are printed on the instruction/warning label inside the baby sling carrier. “Wendy Bellissimo” branded sling carriers were sold exclusively at Babies “R” Us and have a sewn-in label on the inside of the sling strap that says in part "Wendy Bellissimo Media, Inc." and lists Item numbers 3937500H7 and 3937501H7.|
|Contact Telephone||+44 (0) 800 008 6927|
|Recall Authority||CPSC Recall|
|Recall Country||United States of America|