Recall: Eddie Bauer Fabric Infant Carriers
On 2018-10-16, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Eddie Bauer Fabric Infant Carriers due to a potential Fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in December 2017 for about $70.
About 20,000 units are involved in this infant carrier recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Slings & Baby Carriers category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The buckles on the infant carriers can break, posing a fall hazard to children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Gold Inc.'s 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 of the carrier.
These items were sold new+ at Target stores nationwide and online between December 2017 and August 2018 for about $70.
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 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.
Gold Inc. toll free at 866-600-7205 Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT or email firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.goldbuginc.com. and click on Recalls for more information..
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm is aware of eight reported incidents of broken buckles. No injuries have been reported.
+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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