Osprey Child Safety Products LLC recalls Poco, Poco Plus and Poco Premium Child Carriers

Starting date:
April 27, 2017
Posting date:
April 27, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-63108

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Osprey Child Safety Products LLC

Affected products

Poco, Poco Plus and Poco Premium Child Carriers

Product description

This recall involves Poco, Poco Plus and Poco Premium child carriers.  The products can be identified by the production date code ("PO" or "Purchase Order" Number) which is stamped on a black label sewn in the interior of the large bottom pocket in the front of the carrier. The relevant production numbers for the carriers are S12SBPR1, S12SBPR1B, S12SBPR2, S12SBPR3, S12SBPR4, F12SBPR1, F12SBPR2, S13SB IPO, S13SBPR1, S13SBPR2, S13SBPR3, S13SBPR4, F13SBPR1, F13SBPR2, F13SBPR3, S14SBPR1, S14SBPR2, S14SBPR3, S14SBPR4 and S14SBPR5. The model name is printed on the fabric of the lower front panel of the carrier. A tag that is sewn into the carrier’s lower compartment also shows the model name and serial number (each pack has an individual serial number to allow tracking).

The following products are included in the recall:
Model Size PRomper Red Koala Grey Bouncing BLue
Poco o/s UPC 877257010768 UPC 877257012144 UPC 877257010755
Poco Plus o/s UPC 877257010744 CUP 877257012137 UPC 877257010751
Poco Premium o/s UPC 877257010720 UPC 877257012120 UPC 877257010737

Hazard identified

The company has determined that a child seated in the carrier can slip through the leg openings, posing a potential fall hazard to children.

As of April 13, 2017, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received four reports of falls, including two reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 5,732 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 82,000 units were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from February 2012 to December 2015 in Canada and the United States.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Vietnam.

Companies

Distributor
Osprey Child Safety Products LLC
Cortez
Colorado
UNITED STATES
Manufacturer
Sambu Vina Sports Co., Ltd.
Ho Chi Minh City
VIET NAM

Images (select thumbnail to enlarge - opens in a new window)


What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled child carriers and contact Osprey Child Safety Products LLC for instructions on receiving a retrofit seat pad.

For more information, consumers may contact Osprey Child Safety Products LLC at 1-800-465-9637, by email, or visit the company's website.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.