Harvey Norman Big Buys are recalling Playtex Hip Hammock for safety reasons. The buckles on the waist and shoulder strap may crack or break and if the buckles crack or break, the Hip Hammock poses a potential fall hazard to infants.
PRA number: 2014/14019 Date published: 17th March 2014
The Playtex Hip Hammock is an infant carrier designed to strap the baby against the caregiver’s body at the hip. It is made of a soft, quilted fabric and intended for babies that are from 15 to 35 pounds (approximately 6.5 to 16kg). The child seat is attached with straps that wrap around the carrier’s hips and shoulder. “Playtex Hip Hammock” is printed on a label sewn into the front of the carrier. They come in basic and deluxe styles. The hip hammock’s fabric is suede or ultra-suede in black or navy colours on the outside, and the inside lining is black, black and white check or burgundy.
Model numbers 05300, 05301, 05302, 05306, 05307 and 05308. The model number will be sewn into the inside panel be low the instructions for use.
All model numbers are being recalled.
What are the defects?
The buckles on the waist and shoulder strap may crack or break.
What are the hazards?
If the buckles crack or break, the Hip Hammock poses a potential fall hazard to infants.
Dates available for sale
- 25th March 2011 – 7th March 2014
Traders who sold this product
The product was sold exclusively by Harvey Norman in Australia. The product was available online at www.harveynorman.com.au and in store at limited Harvey Norman Big Buys stores, being: Auburn, Springvale, Maroochydore and Enfield.
Energizer Holdings, Inc
What should consumers do?
Consumers should immediately cease using the Hip Hammock and contact Energizer on 1800 810 310 for a full refund.