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Archived – Optave Inc. Action Baby Carriers

Starting date:
September 1, 2008
Posting date:
September 1, 2008
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Affects children, pregnant or breast feeding women
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety, Physical Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Optave Inc. Action Baby Carriers

Product description

The recalled carriers were sold under the "Action Baby Carrier" brand name. The carriers are sold in various colours and patterns: blue, brown, green, "so square", "the larrisa" and "spring breeze."

Hazard identified

The baby carrier's chest strap can detach from the shoulder straps, posing a fall hazard to the baby.

Health Canada has not received reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.

Number sold

The number of the recalled products sold in Canada is not known.

Time period sold

The products were sold from May 2008 through June 2008.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.


Tadpoles and Butterflies
Optave Inc.

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled baby carriers.

Consumers can obtain replacement straps from the importer, Tadpoles and Butterflies.

For additional information, consumers may contact Optave Inc. toll-free at 1-888-666-6459 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site