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Recall Alert: Step2 Children's Grocery Shopping Carts

Step2 Recalls Children’s Grocery Shopping Carts Due to Laceration Hazard
Recall Alert: Step2 Children's Grocery Shopping Carts
Little Helper's™ children's grocery shopping carts
Credit: Step2
By Wendy Schmitz ⋅ Senior Review Editor
Tuesday May 5, 2020

This recall involves Step2's Little Helper's Shopping Cart with the model numbers and color combinations that include 700000 (blue basket with tan cart,) 708500 (pink basket with white cart) and 8567KL (pink basket with gray cart). The carts are 18.5 in X 13 in X 21.5 in and have a shopping cart base and basket, four wheels, and a doll seat. Only units with date code combinations of 5 and 19 are included. The date code is on the center rib on the back of the basket below the handle. The model number is also located on the product packaging.


The shopping cart's basket can break into sharp pieces, posing a potential laceration hazard.

Confirmed Incidents

There have been 22 reports of the cart baskets breaking. No injuries have been reported.


Consumers should take away the recalled shopping carts from children immediately and contact Step2® for a free replacement.

Who to Contact for More Information

You can contact Step2 at 800-347-8372 from 8 am - 5 pm ET Monday-Friday, or at under Services & Recall and then Product Recalls at the top of the page.

For more information about this recall consult the Consumer Product Safety Commission website.


The Step2 Company LLC, of Streetsboro, Ohio

Product Origin

United States

Where Was It Sold

BJ Wholesale Club, Kohl's, and other stores nationwide and online at from May 2019 - October 2019.

Recall Date

February 27, 2020

Recall Number