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Dorel Juvenile Recalls Safety 1st Strollers Due to Fall Hazard

  • The recalled Step and Go Travel System by Safety 1st
  • White label with model number on the back of the stroller seat
Name of Product:
Stroller
Hazard:

The stroller tray folding mechanism can partially disengage on one side when used with an infant car seat attached to the stroller, posing a fall hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
August 24, 2016
Units:
About 20,000 (in addition, 5,800 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

Safety 1st toll-free at 866-762-3036 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at stepandgo@djgusa.com or online at www.safety1st.com and click on “Safety Notices” for more information.

Recall Details

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers with the infant car seat and contact Safety 1stfor a free repair kit.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 30 reports of the front stroller tray that supports the infant car seat disengaging on one side. No injuries reported.

Sold At

Babies R Us and other retailers nationwide and online at amazon.com, babiesrus.com and Walmart.com from May 2015 through June 2016 for between $250 and $300.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Dorel Juvenile, of Columbus, Ind.

Distributor(s):

Dorel Juvenile, of Columbus, Ind.

Recall number:
16-249
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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