Dive equipment stores nationwide from July 2009 through May 2013 for between $70 and $90.
The buckles on the waist and shoulder straps can crack or break, posing a fall hazard to the child.
Consumers should stop using the carrier and contact Playtex for instructions on how to return the product for a full refund.
Playtex at (800) 522-8230 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.playtexproducts.com and click on Recall for more information.
Playtex has received 87 reports of the buckles cracking or breaking, including two reports of injuries, where one infant required emergency room treatment.