Popular infant carriers sold by Target and Amazon recalled over faulty buckles

A recall has been issued for 14,000 baby carriers made by Infantino due to faulty buckles that can potentially break and cause a baby to fall out.
/ Source: TODAY

Popular versions of a baby carrier made by Infantino and sold by Target, Amazon and other retailers are being recalled due to a hazard that could cause a baby to fall out.

The recall involves 14,000 Go Forward 4-in-1 Evolved Ergonomic, Flip Front2back and Up Close Newborn infant carriers made by the San Diego-based company, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Baby carriers sold by Infantino are being recalled due to faulty buckles that could break and lead to a falling hazard. United States CPSC

The CPSC warns that buckles on the infant carrier can break, leading to a baby falling out of the carrier.

No injuries or incidents have been reported, but customers are urged to immediately stop using the carriers and contact Infantino to receive a free replacement carrier.

The recall involves the lot codes 2018 0619, 2018 0719, 2018 0719 and 2018 0719, which can be found on the label sewn into the inside of the carriers.

The products, which cost between $30 and $50, were sold between November and December of last year at Target and online at Amazon, according to the CPSC.

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