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Todson Topeak Babyseat II Bicycle Carrier Seats

Date: 
April 5, 2012
Brand: 
Todson
Sold At: 

J&B Imports, REI, Action and Hawley, independent bicycle dealers, distributors and other retail stores nationwide and online at REI.com from January 2009 through April 2012 for between $140 and $180.

Problem:

A child can place his or her fingers in the opening at the grab bar's hinge mechanism. When the consumer lifts the grab bar to remove the child from the seat, the child's fingertips can be caught in the hinge mechanism, posing a laceration and fingertip amputation hazard to the child.

Product Numbers Recalled: 
About 40,000
If You Own This Product: 

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled carrier seats and contact Todson to receive a free hinge cover retrofit kit.

Consumer Contact: 

For additional information, contact Todson at (800) 250-3068 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.todson.com

Incidents/Injuries: 

The firm has received two reports of incidents including near amputations that resulted in stitches and a crushed finger.

Manufactured In: 
Taiwan

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