Friday, April 2, 2010


I just received this from, and I wanted to advise any of you mother's out there that might have this product, and  have not gotten this information!
We are writing to let you know that Infantino is voluntarily recalling its SlingRider Baby Slings, sold between January 2003 and March 2010, due to a risk of suffocation in children younger than four months of age.

The Infantino “SlingRider,” is a soft fabric baby carrier with a padded shoulder strap that is worn by parents and caregivers to carry an infant weighing up to 20 lbs. “Infantino” is printed on the plastic slider located on the strap. “Infantino,” “SlingRider” and the item number are printed on the instruction/warning label inside the baby sling carrier. 

The following models are included in this recall:

Black Toile
Model 141-210
Model 151-210 with Coolmax
Model 151-528
Model 151-602
Model 741-710
Model 751-710
Model 751-728
Black Elegance Model 151-321
Charcoal/Monet Model 151-322
Blue Denim/Check Model 151-518
Denim/Stripe Model 151-519
Black/Bandana Model 151-520
Khaki Shabby Taupe Model 151-534
Pink Sprockets Model 151-614
Black Lace Model 151-617
Black/White Damask Model 151-655
Model 151-773
Model 551-773
Chocolate/Pink Circles Model 151-776
Burgundy Floral Model 751-613
Brown/Pink Flowers
Model 151-603
Model 751-623
Khaki/Shabby Taupe Model 751-734

If you believe you are affected by this recall, you should immediately stop using the sling and contact Infantino for a free replacement product. Call toll-free, 1-866-860-1361, Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. PT, or visit

We apologize for any inconvenience this recall causes you. Your satisfaction is important to us. If you have any questions, please contact us at 1-800-966-6546 or email us at

The Customer Service Team at  



Night Owl Mama said...

this is the same one you bought me I tried to use it but thought the same thing about the head tilting forward he never looked comfortable.

It was a bad choice on my part

Helga said...

I saw this recall on the news the other scary!!!

I am following you back via FF. Have a great Easter weekend!!!

Ally said...

Happy FF a day late! :)

JamericanSpice said...

I keep seeing these recalls! So scary you know. Especially if you've been using them for a long time and thought nothing of it.

Babes Mami said...

Thanks for coming by my blog and following!
This is a serious recall!

Sara said...

Hi Dolly
Thanks for stopping by. Have a wonderful Easter!

veterankindergartenteacher said...

Hi Dolly,

I just wanted to stop by and wish you and your family a Happy Easter!

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