Recall: Baby Bjorn Infant Carriers
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: Baby Bjorn Baby Carrier Active
Units: About 49,000
Manufacturer: Regal Lager Inc., of Kennesaw, Ga.
The back support buckle can detach from the shoulder straps, posing a fall hazard to the baby. Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 93 reports of the back support buckle detaching from the shoulder straps on the infant carrier. No injuries have been reported.
The recalled infant carriers were sold under brand name "Baby Bjorn" which is printed on the front of the carriers and on the black molded plastic back support buckle. Model number 0260 is printed on the care label on the strap of the carrier. The carriers are made of a cotton polyester blend fabric in black with red piping and blue with white piping. "Baby Carrier Active" is written on the packaging and above the warning label on the carrier. Sold at: Specialty retail stores, catalogs and internet sites from September 2003 through August 15, 2004 for about 0 and manufactured in: Sweden Remedy:
Consumers should stop using the carrier immediately and contact Regal Lager for instructions on returning the carriers for repair. Consumer Contact: Consumers should contact Regal Lager Inc. at (877) 962-8400 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.regallager.com.
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