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Thule Recalls Thule Sleek Car Seat Adapters Due to Fall Hazard

  • Recalled Thule Sleek Car Seat Adapter for use with a Thule Sleek stroller and a Chicco car seat.
  • Product number on plastic bracket of the recalled Thule Sleek Car Seat Adapter.
Name of Product:
Thule Sleek Car Seat Adapters
Hazard:

The plastic brackets on the car seat adapter can break, posing a fall hazard to infants.

Remedy:
Refund
Replace
Recall Date:
March 19, 2020
Units:
About 1,430 (In addition, about 116 in Canada)
Consumer Contact

Thule Group toll-free at 855-652-2688 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday,  email at carseatadapter@thule.com, or online at www.thule.com/carseatadapter or www.thule.com and click on Support/Safety Notice for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the Thule Sleek Car Seat Adapter used to place a Chicco car seat on the Thule Sleek Stroller.  The adapter is metal with two black plastic brackets and clips onto the stroller.  Only the car seat adapter is included in this recall.  Product number 11000301 is printed on a sticker located on the adapter’s plastic bracket.  The UPC code is 091021188099.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Sleek Car Seat Adapter and contact Thule Group to arrange for the return of the product for a full refund or to receive a free replacement product of a Thule Sleek Bassinet which works on the Thule Sleek Stroller.

Incidents/Injuries:

Thule has received three reports of the plastic brackets on the car seat adapters cracking or breaking while in use. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

REI, Buy Buy Baby, and other stores nationwide and online at Thule.com, and Amazon.com from December 2018 through February 2020 for about $60.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Thule Group, of Sweden

Recall number:
20-096
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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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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