Thursday, March 25, 2010

Infant Sling Carrier Recalled

Reports of 3 Infant Deaths In SlingRider

Health Canada and the US CPSC are recalling the Infantino Slingrider and the Wendy Bellissimo Sling Rider due to a suffocation or asphyxiation hazard with infants.

In the US there have been three reports that infants died in the SlingRiders.

There were 14,500 of the slings sold in Canada  and about 1,000,000 sold in the USA. If you own one of these slings: Consumers who are using the SlingRiderTMTM infant sling with an infant under four months of age should stop using these carriers immediately and contact Infantino to return them and receive a free replacement product. Do not attempt to fix these carriers. or Wendy Bellissimo

For more information, contact Infantino toll-free at 1-888-808-3111 between 8PM and 5PM PT Monday through Friday or go to Next 
link will take you to another Web site the firm's Web site to receive information how to obtain a free replacement product.

More information is available at Canadian Product Recalls using this LINK.


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