Distributor Extra UK has issued a safety recall for Topeak Babyseat II, warning consumers to stop using the recalled carrier seats.
Extra UK can be contacted on 01933 672170 Ext 2 to send out a free retro fit hinge cover kit.
According to the company: "A child can place his or her fingers in the opening at the grab bar’s hinge mechanism. When the consumer lifts the grab bar to remove the child from the seat, the child’s fingertips can be caught in the hinge mechanism, the seat, the child’s fingertips can be caught in the hinge mechanism, posing a laceration and fingertip crushing hazard to the child.
Extra UK is asking for dealers to immediately stop selling the Babysitters in question and notify customers of the voluntary recall – and provide the information, available from Extra, used to identify the affected items.
Further information can be found at www.extrauk.co.uk