Bike Pro Inc. Reannounces Baby Walker Recall Due to Stairway Fall Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 1, 2006
Release #06-078
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 261-2559
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Bike Pro Inc. Reannounces Baby Walker Recall Due to Stairway 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

 

Note: Bike Pro originally recalled these baby walkers on October 9, 2002.

Name of Product: Baby Walkers

Units: About 50,000

Manufacturer: Bike Pro, Inc., of Pico Rivera, Calif.

Hazard: The walkers can fit through a standard doorway and are not designed to stop at the edge of a step. Babies using these walkers can be seriously injured or killed.

Incidents/Injuries: No injuries or incidents have been reported.

Description: The recalled walkers are intended for babies 6 months and older. The walkers are blue, green, pink and yellow. They have musical activity trays with various toys and themes including rockets and a tank with an army print cloth seat, lights and a steering wheel with a teddy bear cloth seat, and a monkey's face with a teddy bear seat cloth. "Baby" and "BEBELOVE" are printed on labels on some of the walkers.

Sold at: Independent discount stores in Arizona, California, Colorado, Texas, Michigan, Missouri, and New York sold these baby walkers from January 2000 through January 2006 for between $18 and $22.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these walkers immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Bike Pro Inc. at (800) 261-2559 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.

 

Picture of Recalled Baby Walkers