Thule Sleek Car Seat Adapter recalled due to Fall Hazard

Starting date:
March 19, 2020
Posting date:
March 19, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-72607

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Thule Sleek Car Seat Adapter for Chicco.
  • Issue: In situations of overload, the car seat adapter can break, posing a fall hazard.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the car seat adapter and contact Thule for instructions about how to return the adapter to receive a replacement product or refund.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Thule AB.

Affected products

Thule Sleek Car Seat Adapter for Chicco

Product description

This recall involves the Thule Sleek Car Seat Adapter used to place a Chicco Car Seat in the Thule Sleek Stroller.  The Chicco car seat and the Thule Sleek Stroller are NOT being recalled, only the adapter is being recalled.

The car seat adapter was sold under UPC number 091021188099, and product number 11000301. The product number is visible on a sticker located on the plastic bracket.

Hazard identified

In situations of overload, the car seat adapter can break, posing a fall hazard.

As of March 2, 2020, the company has received 1 report of breakage in Canada, and 1 report of minor injury. In the United States, the company has received 3 reports of breakage, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 87 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and approximately 1,430 were distributed in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from December 2018 to February 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Thule AB
Malmo
SWEDEN
Manufacturer
MaHansheng
Yangzhou City Jiangsu Province
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the car seat adapter and contact Thule for instructions about how to return the adapter and receive a replacement or refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Thule by telephone toll-free at 1-855-652-2688, Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, or by email or by visiting 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.