Recall: Buckle Onbu Infant Carriers
On 2016-09-21, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Buckle Onbu Infant Carriers due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2016 for about $90.
About 900 units are involved in this (s)Lenny Lamb infant carrier recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Slings & Baby Carriers category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The internal stitching on the infant carrier is missing, posing a fall hazard to children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The Lenny Lamb Buckle Onbu is an infant carrier designed to strap the baby against the caregiver's body at the hip. It is intended for children who can already sit unassisted. It is most commonly used for back carry. The woven 100% cotton carrier was sold in 83 different styles and in one standard size. It has an interior panel to adjust the width, padded shoulder straps and an adjustable hood. A label with the manufacture date between 05.2015 and 06.2016 is located on the back side of the shoulder area of the carrier.
This product was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/59930r-eng.php
These items were sold new+ Online at 5 Minute Recess, Ashley Hesch Bibetts, Lenny Lamb, Savanna Brown and other online retailers from May 2016 through June 2016 for about $90.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled carrier and contact Lenny Lamb to receive a full refund or a free replacement carrier.
Lenny Lamb toll-free at 877-487-1416 from 2 a.m. to 10 a.m. ET Monday through Friday; via email firstname.lastname@example.org or online at https://us.lennylamb.com/ and click on Recalls for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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