Name of product:
Valco Baby Tri Mode Single and Twin Jogging Strollers
Hazard:

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

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
October 6, 2010
Units:
About 12,000
Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Valco Baby at (800) 610-7850 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, visit the firm’s website at www.valcobaby.com or email at recall@valcobaby.com

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the grab bar on Tri Mode Single and Twin strollers. “Valco Baby” is printed on the head rest and the padding on the footboard. The grab bar is optional and can be removed from the stroller. The stroller’s model numbers are located on a white sticker on the left hand side of brake bar. The recalled strollers with the affected grab bars are listed in the chart below.
Model Numbers

RUN6140    RUN6141    RUN6142
RUN6143    RUN6144    RUN6145
RUN6146    RUN6147    RUN7710
RUN7711    TRI8800    TRI8801
TRI8802    TRI8803    TRI8890
TRI9103    TRI9104    TRI9105
TRI9106    TRI1033    TRI1034
TRI1035         

To learn more about the importance of stroller safety, download CPSC’s safety alert: www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PUBS/5096.pdf 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately remove the grab bar from the stroller and contact Valco Baby to receive a free replacement grab bar.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold At:

Juvenile product stores and websites including www.amazon.com between November 2007 and March 2010 for between $480 to $700.

Manufacturer(s):

Valco Baby, of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Importer(s):

Unique Baby Products USA LLC, of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
11-003