child backpack carrierRecall: Child backpack carriers

Name of product:Child backpack carriers

Hazard:

A cut in the plastic buckle on the shoulder strap can cause the shoulder strap to release, posing a fall hazard to a child in the carrier.

Consumer Contact:Osprey at 800-303-1350 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT on Monday through Friday, email [email protected] or online at ospreypacks.com and click on “Poco AG Safety Notice” for more information.

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Units

About 31,000

Description

This recall involves the Poco AG, Poco AG Plus and Poco AG Premium model child backpack carriers. These nylon carriers come in seaside blue, ivy green and black. They have a metal frame and a gray padded child’s seat inside. The back of the carrier also has an upper zippered pocket and a lower zipped compartment, along with a stretch pocket in the middle. The production date code identifying when the carrier was manufactured is stamped on a black label sewn in the interior of the large lower zippered compartment in the back of the carrier. Recalled carriers have a production date code of S16SB03, S16SB04, S16SB05, S16SB06 or S16SB07. “Osprey” is printed on the back at the top of the carrier. The model name is printed on the back at the bottom.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Consumers should immediately inspect the buckles on both straps of the carrier harness to determine if there is a cut in the plastic buckle on one or both straps. If the buckle is cut, consumers should immediately stop using the carrier and contact Osprey for a free replacement or full refund. Consumers also may contact Osprey and return the carrier for inspection. If the buckle is cut, consumers will receive a replacement or full refund.

Sold at

REI and specialty outdoor retailers nationwide and online at amazon.com and rei.com from January 2016 through May 2016 for between $250 and $330.

Importer(s)

Osprey Child Safety Products LLC, of Cortez, Colo.

Distributor(s)

Osprey Child Safety Products LLC, of Cortez, Colo.

Manufactured in

Vietnam

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