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Units: About 300 in the United States and 100 in Canada
Importer: Liberty Mountain, of Salt Lake City
Manufacturer: VAUDE Sport GmbH & Company KG, of Germany
Hazard: The side strap’s seam can unravel and cause the strap to separate, posing a fall hazard to the child in the carrier.
Description: Backpack-style child carriers sold under the Kenta and Kenta Plus model name have “VAUDE” printed on the back. “Kenta” or “Kenta Plus” is printed on the lower back or hip belt of the carrier. The carriers were sold in black, red and brown and were designed for children up to 31 pounds.
Sold at: Outdoor camping and climbing stores nationwide from January 2010 through May 2012 for about $150 for the Kenta and $170 for the Kenta Plus models.
Remedy: Return the product to an authorized dealer for replacement. Contact Liberty Mountain to locate an authorized dealer.
Contact: Call 800-366-2666 or visit www.vaude.com or www.libertymountain.com.