July 31, 2012 at 3:22 PM CDT - Updated June 28 at 2:20 AM
By The Associated Press
The following recall has been announced:
DETAILS: Kenta and Kenta Plus child carriers imported by Liberty Mountain of Salt Lake City, Utah, and manufactured by VAUDE Sport GmbH & Company KG of Germany; sold at outdoor camping and climbing stores nationwide from January 2010 through May 2012. The backpack-style child carriers were sold under the Kenta and Kenta Plus model name. "VAUDE" is printed on the back and between the shoulder straps of the carrier. "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 designed for children weighing up to 31 pounds.
WHY: The side strap's seam can unravel and cause the strap to separate, posing a fall hazard to the child in the carrier.
INCIDENTS: VAUDE has received two reports of the side strap separating. No injuries reported.
HOW MANY: About 300 in the United States and 100 in Canada.