TORONTO – The Playtex Hip Hammock infant carrier is being recalled in Canada and the United States over concern the buckles can break, causing the child to fall out.
Playtex has issued a nationwide recall for it Hip Hammock Infant Carriers following reports that the buckles on the product’s waist and shoulder straps can break resulting in a .
Playtex Hip Hammock Infant Carrier
Use your hip, spare your back!
Moms and dads are always on the go, and sometimes it’s just more convenient to leave the stroller behind. Our Playtex Hip Hammock Child Carrier was designed for babies weighing 15-35 pounds, when front carriers might become uncomfortable.
The Hip Hammock carrier allows your baby to sit naturally and comfortably on the hip, alleviating stress and strain on your back and freeing up hands for other things.
Machine washable and made of soft materials for your child’s comfort.
Hip Hammock Features:
*Hip carrier alleviates stress and strain on back; for right or left hip
*Keeps child's legs from dangling in front of parents; frees up hands
*Comfortable, easily adjustable waist strap and shoulder strap with contoured pad
*Durable quilted outer fabric; soft Microfleece inner fabric; convertible back rest
Playtex has voluntarily recalled the Hip Hammock Infant Carrier with model number 05306, due to the fact that the buckles on the waist and shoulder straps can crack or break which can result in children falling out of the carrier, posing a fall hazard.
The announced yesterday that it is working with the baby product giant Playtex to recall more than 340,000 Hip Hammock baby carriers. The buckles on the carrier can break, posing a fall risk to the baby on board.