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Thule car seat recall

Web posted on March 24, 2020

Thule Sleek Car Seat Adapter recalled due to Fall Hazard

Starting date:

March 19, 2020

Posting date:

March 19, 2020

Type of communication:

Consumer Product Recall

Subcategory:

Children's Products

Source of recall:

Health Canada

Issue:

Product Safety

Audience:

General Public

Identification number:

RA-72607


Last updated:2020-03-19

Summary

  • Product:Thule Sleek Car Seat Adapter for Chicco.
  • Issue:In situations of overload, the car seat adapter can break, posing a fall hazard.
  • What to do:Immediately stop using the car seat adapter and contact Thule for instructions about how to return the adapter to receive a replacement product or refund.

Affected products

What you should do

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Thule AB.

Affected products

Thule Sleek Car Seat Adapter for Chicco

Product description

This recall involves the Thule Sleek Car Seat Adapter used to place a Chicco Car Seat in the Thule Sleek Stroller. The Chicco car seat and the Thule Sleek Stroller are NOT being recalled, only the adapter is being recalled.

The car seat adapter was sold under UPC number 091021188099, and product number 11000301. The product number is visible on a sticker located on the plastic bracket.

Hazard identified

In situations of overload, the car seat adapter can break, posing a fall hazard.

As of March2,2020, the company has received 1report of breakage in Canada, and 1report of minor injury. In the United States, the company has received 3reports of breakage, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 87units of the affected product were sold in Canada and approximately1,430 were distributed in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from December2018 to February2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor

Thule AB
Malmo
SWEDEN

Manufacturer

MaHansheng
Yangzhou City Jiangsu Province
CHINA

Images (select thumbnail to enlarge)

Car seat adapter for Chicco shown for use with a stroller and car seat, and shown separately.

Product Number on plastic bracket



What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the car seat adapter and contact Thule for instructions about how to return the adapter and receive a replacement or refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Thule by telephone toll-free at 1-855-652-2688, Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, or byemailor by visiting thecompany's website.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on theCommission's website.

Please note that theCanada Consumer Product Safety Actprohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out theConsumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on theOECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.


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