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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:

Affected products

Beco Baby Butterfly Carriers

Product description

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.

Hazard identified

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.

Number sold

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.
Newport Beach
Tel: 1-888-943-8232

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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.