Lan Enterprises Recalls Zooper Strollers Due to Strangulation Hazard

The opening between the armrest bar/snack tray and seat bottom of the stroller can allow an infant’s body to pass through.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 27, 2011
Release #11-225
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 966-7379
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Lan Enterprises Recalls Zooper Strollers Due to Strangulation 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.

Name of Product: Strollers

Units: About 2,300

Distributor: Lan Enterprises, LLC, of Hillsboro, Ore.

Hazard: The opening between the armrest bar/snack tray and seat bottom of the stroller can allow an infant’s body to pass through and become entrapped at the neck, posing a strangulation hazard to young children when a child is not harnessed. When using a stroller, parents are encouraged to always secure children by using the safety harness, and never leave the child unattended.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves Zooper strollers sold with an optional use snack tray and armrest bar. The four models of strollers included in this recall were manufactured between February 2009 and June 2010. A warning label attached to the seat has the stroller’s production date code. The following models are included in the recall:

BrandModel NameModel NumberDate CodeModel Year (s)
Zooper Everyday Tango SL808G 022009-060510 2010, 2011
Zooper Everyday Twist BU822B 060510 2011
Zooper Everyday Waltz SL800J 022009-060510 2010, 2011
Zooper Elite Flamenco SL350B 071509 2010

Sold at: Juvenile product and mass merchandise stores nationwide and online retailers, including at Amazon.com, Costco.com and Dmartstores.com from May 2009 to May 2011 for between $200 and $800.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the armrest bar and snack tray from the strollers and contact Zooper USA to receive a free replacement armrest bar and repair kit for the snack tray. Replacement parts will be available beginning July 1, 2011.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Zooper USA toll-free at (888) 966-7379 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.zooper.com or http://zooper.com/Zooper/Customer/Safety_Recall/2010_and_2011_armrest_bar.asp

Picture of Recalled Twist Stroller highlighting armrest bar/snack trayPicture of Recalled Flamenco Stroller highlighting armrest bar/snack tray

 Picture of Recalled Waltz Stroller highlighting armrest bar/snack trayPicture of Recalled Tango Stroller highlighting armrest bar/snack tray

Picture of Recalled Flamenco Stroller highlighting armrest bar/snack trayPicture of Recalled Waltz Stroller highlighting armrest bar/snack tray