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VAUDE Child Carriers Kenta and Kenta Plus

Starting date:
July 31, 2012
Posting date:
July 31, 2012
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Childrens' Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
General Public (GP)
Identification number:

Joint Recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and the Sport Dinaco Inc.

Affected products

Vaude Child Carriers Kenta and Kenta Plus

Product description

This recall involves child carrier models Kenta (Article Number 10427) and Kenta Plus (Article Number 10428) by Vaude Sport. The carriers are available in the following colours: red/vine red colour number 259, brown/mocha colour number 697, black colour number 010. The product name is printed on the back of the carrier.

Recalled child carriers
Model Colour UPC
Kenta Black 4021573602527
Kenta Red/Vine Red 4021573602534
Kenta Plus Black 4021573602725
Kenta Plus Brown/Mocha 4021573602732

Hazard identified

Due to an incorrectly sewn strap, the lateral load positioner could tear out under a heavy load, which would lead to less effective side stabilization. In the worst-case scenario, the child can fall out of the carrier leading to severe injuries.

Neither Sport Dinaco Inc. nor Health Canada has received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of the recalled product.

Number sold

Approximately 46 of the recalled child carriers were sold at various sporting goods retailers across Canada.

In the United States, approximately 300 units of the recalled carriers were sold at outdoor camping and climbing stores nationwide.

Time period sold

In Canada, the recalled child carriers were sold from March 17, 2010 to April 14, 2012.

In the United States, the recalled child carriers were sold between January 2010 and May 2012.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


VAUDE Sport GmbH & Co. KG
Sport Dinaco Inc.

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected carriers and contact Sport Dinaco Inc. for a replacement product.

For more information, consumers may contact Sport Dinaco Inc. by telephone at 1-514-636-8081 or 1-800-567-9503 between 9 AM and 5 PM ET Monday through Friday, or by email at

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.