22,000 Infant Carriers Recall Due to Possibility of Buckle Breakage

If the buckle breaks, the infant may fall from the carrier

22,000 Infant Carriers Recall Due to Possibility of Buckle Breakage
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October 18, 2018

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of about 22,000 fabric infant carriers. There have been at least eight reports of the buckle breaking, which creates a fall hazard for infants.

What's the problem?

This recall involves Eddie Bauer fabric infant carriers. They are worn by the parent or caregiver with the baby strapped into the front. The recalled carriers are black with "Eddie Bauer" and "First Adventure" printed in gray lettering on the front, outside the carrier.

The product was originally sold at Target stores nationwide and online between December 2017 and August 2018 for about $70. They are manufactured by Woodfield Baby Products of Guangdong, China and distributed by Goldbug Inc.

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What happens next?

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled carriers and contact Gold Inc. to verify that the product is subject to this recall. Once the product is verified, consumers will receive replacement products of comparable value or a full refund. Consumers who purchased this recalled product must cut off and return both straps and tag with their name, address, and phone number to receive selected replacement products, free of charge, or a full refund.

Consumers can contact Goldbug Inc. at (866) 600-7205 for more information. Reference recall number 19-010.