Osprey Fans: In cooperation with the @uscpsc Osprey is offering owners a FREE Seat Pad Insert for all recalled Poco Child Carriers manufactured for sale from January 2012 through December 2014. A fall hazard is posed should a child slip through the leg opening. Poco owners should stop using the product and contact Osprey’s support team to obtain a FREE Seat Pad Insert. Owners who have already received an insert and installed it do not need another Seat Pad Insert. Your safety is our #1 priority. Contact our support team immediately by calling 866- 951-5197 or emailing email@example.com. Full recall announcement on CPSC.gov. For more info, please visit the link in our bio.
A falling hazard has prompted a popular hiking product and utility company to recall more than 85,000 child backpack carriers.
Osprey Child Safety Products took to Instagram on Thursday to announce the recall of more than 80,000 Poco child carriers in the U.S. and 5,000 in Canada, after receiving consumer reports that children have fallen from the seats.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission also posted the recall, revealing that there have been four reports of children falling through the leg openings, including one that resulted in a skull fracture and another involving scratches to the head.
The affected carriers can be identified by the production date stamped on the black label sewn into the interior of the large lower zippered compartment on the back, with the production codes: S12SBPR1, S12SBPR1B, S12SBPR2, S12SBPR3, S12SBPR4, F12SBPR1, F12SBPR2, S13SB IPO, S13SBPR1, S13SBPR2, S13SBPR3, S13SBPR4, F13SBPR1, F13SBPR2, F13SBPR3, S14SBPR1, S14SBPR2, S14SBPR3, S14SBPR4 and S14SBPR5.
The company is advising consumers to immediately stop using the carriers and contact Osprey by calling their toll-free number (866) 951-5197 or visiting their website for a free Poco Seat Pad.
The carriers, sold in both the U.S. and Canada between January 2012 and December 2015, sold for roughly $200 to $300. The affected carriers sold in the “Romper Red,” “Koala Grey,” and “Bouncing Blue,” have a metal frame and a great padded child’s seat inside.
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