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December 22, 1999

Kelty and L.L. Bean K.I.D.S Backpack Carriers Recalled

Boulder, CO (SafetyAlerts) - Kelty has today announced they are recalling for repair approximately 26,000 Kelty K.I.D.S. backpack child carriers. The seat height adjustment strap on these carriers can slip out of the buckle. A child can slide downward in the seat unexpectedly and could fall out of the carrier.

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Consumers should immediately stop using these backpack carriers, and contact Kelty for instructions on getting the free repair kit. For more information, consumers should call Kelty at (800) 423-2320 between 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or go to Kelty's web site at www.kelty.com.

Kelty and L.L. KIDS carriers purchased prior to March 1999 have a different type of seat adjustment strap and are not included in this recall.

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