Osprey recalls child backpack carriers due to fall hazard

DAYTON, OH (WDTN)- “Osprey” is recalling 31,000 child backpack carriers. A cut in the plastic buckle on the shoulder strap can cause it to release posing a fall hazard.

The carriers were sold at REI and specialty outdoor retailers nationwide and online at amazon.com and rei.com from January 2016 through May 2016 for between $250 and $330.

Consumers are advised to inspect the buckles on both straps of the carrier harness for cuts in the buckles.

If the buckle is cut, stop using the carrier and contact Osprey for a free replacement or full refund.

You can contact Osprey at 800-303-1350 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT on Monday through Friday, email pocosupport@ospreypacks.com or online at ospreypacks.comand click on “Poco AG Safety Notice” for more information.

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