Child Backpack Carriers Recalled By Osprey
Thousands of child backpack carriers by Osprey have been recalled because of reports of incidents, including a skull fracture.
According to WPRI 12, the company Osprey, which makes the child carriers, has received four reports of children falling through the leg carrier openings. "In addition to the reported skull fracture, another child suffered scratches on the head."
The recall covers all models of Poco, Poco Plus and Poco Premium child backpack carriers manufactured between January 2012 and December 2014.
Production date codes for recalled carriers include:
"S12SBPR1, S12SBPR1B, S12SBPR2, S12SBPR3, S12SBPR4, F12SBPR1, F12SBPR2, S13SB IPO, S13SBPR1, S13SBPR2, S13SBPR3, S13SBPR4, F13SBPR1, F13SBPR2, F13SBPR3, S14SBPR1, S14SBPR2, S14SBPR3, S14SBPR4, S14SBPR5."
The recalled products were sold for about $200 to $300 at retailers nationwide, including Amazon.com.
Consumers are urged to stop using the recalled carriers and contact Osprey for a free seat pad insert.
Osprey can be reached online or at 866-951-5197 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Eastern Time Monday through Friday.