Mountain Equipment Coop recalls Onya Outback Child Carrier

Starting date:
February 25, 2014
Posting date:
February 25, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Onya Outback Child Carrier

Product description

This recall involves carriers with the following model numbers:

  • OBMR20130625-3087 (black),
  • OBMR20130625-3032 (orange/grey).

The model number is located on the reverse side of the "Made in Vietnam" label found inside the hood pocket.

Hazard identified

The stops at the bottom and top of the sternum slider may fail and cause the sternum strap to disconnect.

Neither Health Canada nor Mountain Equipment Coop have received any reports of incidents.

Number sold

Approximately 470 units were sold at Mountain Equipment Coop locations across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled carriers were sold from October 2013 to January 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Vietnam.


Onya Baby

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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the carrier immediately and return it to Mountain Equipment Coop for a replacement or full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Mountain Equipment Co-op by email or call 1-888-847-0770 Monday to Friday 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. PST and Saturday and Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. PST.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.