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Bumbleride Recalls Indie & Indie Twin Strollers Due to Fall Hazard

Note: Health Canada's press release is available here.


Consumer Alert: To avoid the risk of strangulation to children, owners of Indie models (I-110, I-205) and Indie Twin models (IT-111, IT-305) with an adjustable bumper bar should never set the bar in the intermediate (car seat) position when a child is seated in the stroller. For more information, visit http://www.bumbleride.com/updates/?p=2175 or call (800) 530-3930. 

Name of Product:
Bumbleride Indie & Indie Twin Strollers
Hazard:
The front wheel can break at the axle hub, causing the stroller to tip and posing a fall hazard.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
February 03, 2012
Units:
About 28,000 (an additional 2,700 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

For additional information, visit the firm's website at www.support.bumbleride.com or contact Bumbleride atsupport@bumbleride.com or at (800) 530-3930 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.

Recall Details

Description:

The recalled Bumbleride Indie strollers are model numbers I-107, I-110 and I-205 with a DOM (Date of Manufacture) from January 2009 through August 2011 sold in multiple colors. The DOM (Date of Manufacture) can be found on a white rectangular sticker affixed to the side of the seat frame. The recalled Bumbleride Indie Twin strollers are model numbers IT-108, IT-111, and IT-305 with a DOM (Date of Manufacture) from January 2009 through August 2011 sold in multiple colors. The DOM (Date of Manufacture) can be found on a white rectangular sticker affixed to the underside of the handle.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and contact Bumbleride to receive a free front wheel retrofit kit.

Incidents/Injuries:

There have been 36 incidents of the front wheel cracking, including two reports of the stroller tipping over resulting in minor injuries.

Sold At:
Buy Buy Baby and other baby product stores nationwide, online at Bumbleride.com, and other online retailers between January 2009 and January 2012 for between $500 and $700.
Manufactured In:
Taiwan
Recall number:
12-104
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