Baby capsules recalled over serious safety concerns

Two infant capsules and a base are being recalled over fears a strap may break, potentially injuring infants.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission alerted parents and carers to the Joie i-Gemm recall in a notice on their website.

“The top tether strap may release under excessive load,” the recall notice reads.


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“If the top tether strap releases in a crash, an infant may be injured.”

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The products have been available for sale across Australia in NSW, QLD, SA, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia and online between 18 September 2019 – 1 November 2019.

Where the products were sold:

Baby Bunting, Baby Direct, Mornington Baby Goods Warehouse – Vic
Baby Kingdom, Banana Baby, Rock-A-Bye Baby – NSW
Bub Mania, Bubs N Grubs, Child Safety Solutions – Qld
BabyRoad – WA
Baby Bunting – Tas, SA
Baby Bunting – Online

Parents are being urged to immediately stop using the product and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund or store credit.

For more information, consumers can contact the place of purchase or contact the Joie Baby AU Consumer Hot line on 02 8880 8385 (Monday to Friday, 8am – 4pm AEST).

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