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Step2 recalls children’s grocery shopping carts due to laceration hazard

Step2 is recalling about 17,000 Little Helper’s™ children’s grocery shopping carts due to a laceration hazard.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the shopping cart’s basket can break into sharp pieces, posing a laceration hazard.

This recall involves Step2’s Little Helper’s Shopping Cart with the following model numbers and color combinations:  700000 (blue basket with tan cart,) 708500 (pink basket with white cart) and 8567KL (pink basket with gray cart).  The grocery shopping carts measure 18.5 inches by 13 inches by 21.5 inches 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 in this recall.  The date code can be found on the center rib on the back of the basket below the handle.  The model number is located on the product packaging.

Consumers should immediately take away the recalled shopping carts from children and contact Step2® for a free replacement shopping cart or a refund in the form of a $40 credit towards the purchase price of another Step2 product on Step2.com.

Step2 has received 22 reports of cart baskets breaking. No injuries have been reported.

The shopping cart was sold at BJ Wholesale Club, Kohl’s and other stores nationwide and online at Step2.com from May 2019 through October 2019 for about $40.

Consumers can contact Step2 at 1-800-347-8372 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at step2.com and click on Services & Recall and then on Product Recalls at the top of the page for more information.

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