BABYZEN YOYO bassinets recalled due to strangulation hazard

Starting date:
March 24, 2021
Posting date:
March 24, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-75207

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: BABYZEN YOYO bassinet.
  • Issue: The handles of the product may be pulled into the sleeping area, posing a strangulation hazard to the child.
  • What to do: Consumer should immediately stop using the bassinet and contact the place of purchase for full refund.

Affected products

BABYZEN YOYO bassinet in various colours

Product description

This recall involves BABYZEN YOYO bassinets with model number 10216. The bassinet is available in a variety of colours.

The product is an infant bassinet that measures approximately 60.96 cm x 30.48 cm x 30.48 cm and weighs approximately 3.04 kg. It is made of polyester and can be used on its own or as an accessory to the BABYZEN YOYO stroller.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that these bassinets do not meet the Cribs, Cradles and Bassinets Regulations in Canada. Specifically, the handles of the product may be pulled into the sleeping area, posing a strangulation hazard to the child.

For more information on safe sleeping practices for infants, see Health Canada's Consumer Information - Safe Sleep Practices for Infants.

As of March 22, 2021, the company has not received any reports of incidents or injuries for this product in Canada.

Number sold

The company reported that 22 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from November 2020 to January 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Fulton Sales/ALCA Distribution
Surrey
British Columbia
CANADA
Distributor
buybuy BABY
North Vancouver
CANADA
Manufacturer
BABYZEN
Aix-en-Provence
FRANCE

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What you should do

Consumer should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact the place of purchase for a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact ALCA Distribution Inc toll-free at 1-866-627-9690 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Pacific Time), Monday to Friday or by email: customerservice@alcadistribution.com.

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.