December 22, 1999Kelty 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.
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
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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