Friday, August 28, 2009
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 27, 2009
Release # 09-334 Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 506-2213
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Baby Jogger Recalls Strollers Due to Fall Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Baby Jogger City Mini Strollers
Units: About 41,000
Distributor: Baby Jogger LLC, of Richmond, Va.
Hazard: The stroller’s restraint buckle could break or unlatch allowing the child or infant to fall out.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves Baby Jogger City Mini single and double strollers. “City Mini” is printed on the stroller. Item numbers and date codes included in this recall are listed in the chart below along with stroller colors. The item number is printed on a sticker on the rear wheel crossbar. The manufacturing date code is engraved on the frame behind the rear wheel axle crossbar or on the back of the frame on the upright bar between the right rear wheel and the seat.
Item Numbers Color Manufacturing Date Codes
67100 Black 2007.11.1 through 2009.2.28
(Nov.1, 2007 through Feb. 28, 2009)
Sold at: Juvenile products stores, mass merchandisers, and department stores nationwide and on various Web sites including www.amazon.com from November 2007 through July 2009 for between $220 and $400.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and contact Baby Jogger to receive a free replacement restraint buckle and installation instructions.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Baby Jogger at 877-506-2213 between 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET, email the firm at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.babyjogger.com
CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx
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