Valco Baby Trend bassinets recalled due to potential injury hazard

Starting date:
April 1, 2021
Posting date:
April 1, 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-75243

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Valco Baby Trend Bassinet.
  • Issue: The product does not meet Canadian bassinet requirements and must not be used separate from the stroller frame.
  • What to do: Consumers are reminded to use the bassinet in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions and not use the pram body separate from the stroller frame.

Affected products

Valco Baby Trend bassinet

Product description

This recall involves Valco Baby Trend bassinets sold in three colours: charcoal, grey and denim.

The bassinets are intended to be used with the following strollers:
Stroller Name Bassinet Models
Trend 4 and Ultra N9825, N9826 and N9827
Trend Duo N9935, N9936 and N9937

Hazard identified

The product is not meant to be used separate from the stroller frame and does not meet Canadian bassinet requirements. When used as a stand-alone unit, the product is unstable and could tip over.

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

As of March 25, 2021, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

The company reported that 174 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from March 2018 to March 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Chosen Child Inc.
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products separate from the stroller frame as a bassinet to provide sleeping accommodation.

For more information, consumers may contact Valco Baby at 514-612-3235 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the company'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.