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Kelty Recalls Jogging Strollers Due to Fall and Injury Hazards

  • Kelty Swivel Deluxe
  • Kelty Swivel Deuce
Name of Product:
Kelty Single and Double Jogging Strollers
Hazard:
The front wheel can come loose during use and cause the stroller to tip over, posing a fall and injury hazard to children in the stroller and adults pushing the stroller.
Remedy:
New Instructions
Recall Date:
February 23, 2012
Units:
About 3,000
Consumer Contact

For additional information, contact Kelty toll-free at (866) 349-7225 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. MT, or visit the firm's website at www.kelty.com

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Kelty Speedster Swivel Deluxe single jogging strollers and Swivel Deuce double jogging strollers. The strollers have an aluminum frame and a cloth seat with a canopy. They were sold in color combinations blue/gray and orange/gray. "Kelty Kids" is embroidered on the front of the stroller in the child's leg area. The following model numbers are included in this recall. The model number and stroller name are printed on a tag inside the stroller's seat area.

Kelty Swivel Deluxe (single jogging stroller) Model NumberKelty Swivel Deuce (double jogging stroller) Model Number
20090116 20090216
20090116B 20650611
20650411BLU  
20650411CU  

 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and contact Kelty to receive free updated assembly and maintenance instructions.

Incidents/Injuries:

There have been three reported incidents with these recalled strollers, including cuts, scrapes and fractured bones to adults, and minor cuts and scrapes to children.

Sold At

Juvenile product stores and sporting goods stores nationwide and by Web retailers, including www.kelty.com, from January 2010 through February 2012 for between $375 and $475.

Manufactured In:
Philippines
Recall number:
12-116
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