Baby Slings Recalled After Infant Deaths
According to a recent Jere Beasley Report, now more than 1 million baby slings made by Infantino have been recalled after claims linking them to three infant deaths. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said babies could suffocate in the soft fabric slings. The agency urged parents to immediately stop using the slings for babies under four months. The recall involves 1 million Infantino:
These slings were sold in the United States and 15,000 in Canada.
The Infantino slings being recalled were sold from 2003 through 2010 at several retailers, These retailers include:
·Babies “R” Us
·Burlington Coat Factory
Consumers can call Infantino at 866-860-1361 to receive a free replacement product. There are no federal safety rules for baby slings. Infantino says it’s working with CPSC and ASTM International, an organization that sets voluntary safety standards, to develop a standard for slings. The CPSC specializes in product safety, and often negotiates agreements with manufacturers for recalls, when necessary.
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