SALT LAKE CITY — Kenta and Kenta Plus child carriers have been recalled, Salt Lake City-based Liberty Mountain announced.

The side strap’s seam can unravel and cause the strap to separate, posing a fall hazard to the child in the carrier, according to a press release from the company

The backpack-style child carriers were sold under the Kenta and Kenta Plus model name. “VAUDE” is printed on the back and between the shoulder straps of the carrier. “Kenta” or “Kenta Plus” is printed on the lower back or hip belt of the carrier. The carriers were sold in black, red and brown, and designed for children weighing up to 31 pounds.

The carriers are imported by Liberty Mountain and manufactured by VAUDE Sport GmbH & Company KG of Germany; they were sold at outdoor camping and climbing stores nationwide from January 2010 through May 2012.

For more information, contact Liberty Mountain at 800-366-2666 Monday through Friday between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. EDT, or visit the firm’s websites at or