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Pacific Cycle Recalls Swivel Wheel Jogging Strollers Due to Crash and Fall Hazards

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Name of Product:
Swivel wheel jogging strollers
Hazard:

The front wheel of the swivel wheel jogging stroller can become loose and detach, posing crash and fall hazards.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
July 07, 2016
Units:
About 217,600
Consumer Contact

Pacific Cycle toll-free at 877-564-2261 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, online at www.pacific-cycle.com, www.instep.net or www.schwinnbikes.com and click on "Safety Notices & Recalls" or email customerservice@pacific-cycle.com for more information.

Recall Details

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled jogging strollers and contact Pacific Cycle to obtain a repair kit to secure the front wheel. The repair kit includes a replacement mechanism for securing the front wheel that uses a traditional screw on/off method of attachment instead of the quick release lever method of attachment shipped with the product, as well as new warning labels. Consumers should not return the jogging strollers to retailers where purchased. A repair video is available at www.pacific-cycle.com/safety-notices-recalls/.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 132 reports of the front wheel becoming loose or unstable, resulting in 215 injuries, including head injuries, sprains, lacerations, bumps, bruises, and abrasions.

Sold At

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Small retailers nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Target.com, Toys-R-Us.com, Walmart.com and other online retailers from January 2010 through June 2016 for between $130 and $350.

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Manufacturer(s):

"Lerado (Zhongshan) Industrial Co. Ltd., of China"

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Pacific Cycle Inc., of Madison, Wis.

Recall number:
16-219
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