|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 27, 2009
Release # 09-334
Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 506-2213
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: 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
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to help ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
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