More than 1 million baby slings recalled

(AP) - More than 1 million baby slings made byInfantino are being recalled because the products have been linkedto three infant deaths.The Consumer Product Safety

WASHINGTON - (AP) - More than 1 million baby slings made byInfantino are being recalled because the products have been linkedto three infant deaths.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says babies can suffocatein the soft fabric slings. The agency is urging parents toimmediately stop using the slings for babies under 4 months.

The recall involves 1 million Infantino "SlingRider" and"Wendy Bellissimo" slings in the United States and 15,000 inCanada. It follows a warning earlier this month from CPSC thatsling-style baby carriers pose a suffocation risk to newborns.

Infantino President Jack Vresics says the companywill offer a free replacement baby carrier, activity gym orshopping cart cover to any affected consumer.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 Nor'easter conditions pound Canarsie
2 VIDEO: New Park Slope restaurant combines burgers and burritos
Con Edison has offered a few tips you 3 Con Ed offers storm safety tips
Coney Island saw heavy rain, high winds and 4 Rain, high winds, waves batter Coney Island
Windswept rain moved through the Sheepshead Bay neighborhood 5 High wind gusts, rain hit Sheepshead Bay

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE