Parents who use Infantino baby carriers take note: about 14,000 of the baby carriers have been recalled because its buckle can break and the child can fall out.
These carriers were sold at Target and Amazon last year, from November 15 to December 20, 2019, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission said in a press release this week.
The carriers were manufactured in China; thankfully, no injuries have been reported yet–but definitely better safe than sorry. If you have these popular baby carriers, you can return it for a free replacement:
- Go Forward 4-in-1 Evolved Ergonomic Carrier – lot code: 2018 0619
- Go Forward 4-in-1 Evolved Ergonomic Carrier – lot code: 2018 0719
- Flip Front2back Carrier – lot code 2018 0719
- Up Close Newborn Carrier – lot code 2018 0719
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission described the product, saying: “The front-facing infant carriers are cotton with a front padded pouch. The carriers have a black body and black straps or a gray body and black straps.”
You can find the code sewn into the inside of the carrier. Other, similar products were not affected by this recall.
Consumers can call Infantino at 1-800-840-4916, email the company at Recall@infantino.com, or go to their website at www.infantino.com and click on “Recalls” for more information.