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Recall Alert: Thule Sleek Car Seat Adapters

Thule group recalls Thule Sleek car seat adapters due to potential fall hazard
Thule Sleek recalls Chicco car seat adapter
By Wendy Schmitz ⋅ Senior Review Editor
Friday April 24, 2020

This recall involves the car seat adapter accessory compatible with the Thule Sleek Stroller and Chicco brand infant car seats. The adapter is a metal loop with two black plastic brackets that attach to the stroller. Only the adapter is part of this recall. A sticker on the adapters plastic bracket will include number 11000301. The UPC code is 091021188099.

We have reviewed the Thule Sleek in our Full Size Stroller Review, Double Stroller Review, and the Stroller Car Seat Combo Review. If you'd like more information about this versatile stroller with seating for two. It does not appear that the car seat adapter for Maxi-Cosi related infant car seats is affected by this recall.

Thule Recalls Thule Sleek Car Seat Adapters Due to Fall Hazard
Thule Recalls Thule Sleek Car Seat Adapters Due to Fall Hazard

Concern/Hazard


The plastic brackets on the car seat adapter can break, creating a potential fall hazard to passengers.

Confirmed Incidents


There have been three reports of the plastic brackets on the car seat adapters cracking or breaking during use, however, no injuries have been reported.

Remedy


Thule recommends that consumers stop using the adapter immediately. They should contact the company for information on a refund or replacement of the car seat adapter with a Thule Sleek Bassinet that works with the Thule Sleek Stroller.

Who to Contact for More Information


You can contact the Thule Group toll-free at 855-652-2688 from 8 am-5 pm ET Monday - Friday, carseatadapter@thule.com, or online at www.thule.com/carseatadapter or www.thule.com under Support/Safety Notice.

For further information about this adapter recall, you can read this information on the Consumer Product Safety Commission website.

Company


Thule Group, of Sweden

Product Origin


China

Where Was It Sold


REI, Buy Buy Baby, and other stores nationwide and online at Thule.com and Amazon.com from December 2018 - February 2020.

Recall Date


March 19, 2020

Recall Number


20-096

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