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LittleLife Baby Carriers Recalled by Lifemarque Due to Fall Hazard

Note: Health Canada's press release is available here.

  • Check for two bolts on each side
Name of Product:
LittleLife Discoverer Child Carriers
Hazard:
The carriers were sold without bolts that attach the carrier's main frame to the metal stand. Missing bolts cause the carrier to disconnect from the stand and fall backwards, posing a fall hazard to a child in the carrier.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
October 20, 2011
Units:
About 40 in the United States and 10 in Canada
Consumer Contact

For additional information, contact the firm toll-free at (877) 922-5462 between 12 p.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email the firm at customer.services@littlelife.co.uk or visit the firm's website at www.littlelife.com

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves LittleLife Discoverer child carriers. "LittleLife" is printed on the back of the carriers. Number LS55060 is printed on a tab sewn underneath the care label. The carriers are green and gray with a black metal frame at the back with a folding leg bracket to enable the carriers to stand.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the carriers and check to make sure there are two bolts on each side where the carrier's main frame attaches to the metal stand. If the bolts are missing, contact LittleLife for a free replacement product.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold At
Outdoor stores nationwide, Champaign Surplus in Champaign, Ill., Skinny Skis in Jackson, Wy. , Base Camp stores in Montana, and online at www.amazon.com, www.skinnyskis.com, www.thebasecamp.com, and www.MadAthlete.com from January 2011 through July 2011 for about $200.
Manufacturer(s):
Lifemarque, of United Kingdom
Manufactured In:
Vietnam
Importer(s):

Rock Gear, of Canada

Recall number:
12-013
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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