Infantino Baby Slings – March 24, 2010
Twelve days after the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) advised consumers to stop purchasing baby slings, the commission ordered a recall of over 1 million Infantino “SlingRider” and “Wendy Bellissimo” baby slings. Three babies suffocated in the Infantino slings: a seven-week-old infant in Philadelphia, Pa.; a six-day-old in Salem, Ore.; and a three-month-old in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Regal Lager CYBEX 2.GO Baby Carrier – June 17, 2010
Regal Lager received reports of three broken belt buckles on their CYBEX.2.GO strollers and promptly recalled over 3,000 units in the U.S. and Canada in response to the fall hazard. No injuries were reported.
Baby Matters Nap Nanny – July 26, 2010
The CPSC ordered a recall of 30,000 Nap Nannies after a four-month-old baby girl suffocated while strapped into the trendy baby recliner. The CPSC also reported 22 incidents in which babies fell off the side of the recliner.
Evenflo Maestro Booster Seat – October 17, 2010
Evenflo recalled 14,000 Maestro Combination Booster Seat units “to address a crack that occurred in certain laboratory tests simulating a high-impact, frontal collision.” Ironically, the seat was named one of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s “Best Bets” for booster seat safety. No injuries were reported.
Britax Chaperone infant car seat – November 4, 2010
Britax ordered a recall of 23,000 units of their popular car seat in response to four reports of the harness chest clip breaking. Three infants suffered minor lacerations from the sharp clip.
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