BABYZEN YOYO bassinets recalled due to strangulation hazard
- Starting date:
- March 24, 2021
- Posting date:
- March 24, 2021
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Children's Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
- 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.
BABYZEN YOYO bassinet in various colours
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.
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.
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
Fulton Sales/ALCA Distribution
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: email@example.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.
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