Recalls and alerts more than 4 years old are automatically archived. While this information can still be accessed in the database, it has not been altered or updated since it was archived. Web pages that are archived on the Web are not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards. As per the Communications Policy of the Government of Canada, you can request alternate formats by contacting us.
Archived – Beco Baby Butterfly Carriers
- Starting date:
- April 1, 2008
- Posting date:
- April 1, 2008
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Childrens' Products, Clothing and Accessories, Affects children, pregnant or breast feeding women
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety, Physical Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Beco Baby Butterfly Carriers
The recalled infant carriers were sold under brand name "Beco Baby Carrier Butterfly."
The carriers have a black label with a green "b" logo on the left side and a butterfly on the right side. The label is sewn on the outside of the carrier.
The following carrier styles are included in the recall: Mia, Pony Express, Carnival, Addison, Ethan, Sophia, Cameron, Ava and Joshua.
The buckles on the carrier shoulder straps can unexpectedly release tension, causing the strap to slip through, posing a fall hazard to the baby.
Beco has received eight reports of the carrier straps slipping through the shoulder buckles. No injuries have been reported.
Health Canada has not received any reports or incidents of injury.
Exact number sold in Canada is not known at this time.
Time period sold
Sold nationwide from January 2008 through February 2008.
Place of origin
Manufactured in the USA and Dominican Republic.
Beco Baby Carrier Inc.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the carriers.
Consumers may contact Beco Baby Carrier to receive instructions for returning the carriers for repair.
Consumer Contact: Consumers should contact Beco Baby Carrier Inc. toll-free at (888) 943-8232/9-GET-BECO between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site.