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Playtex Recalls Hip Hammock Infant Carriers Due to Fall Hazard

December 19, 2013
Playtex Products Inc., of Dover, Del.
Sold At: 

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.

Product Numbers Recalled: 
About 305,000 and 36,000 in Canada
If You Own This Product: 

Consumers should stop using the carrier and contact Playtex for instructions on how to return the product for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: 

Playtex at (800) 522-8230 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at 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.

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