Baby Jogger LLC Recalls Baby Jogger Jump Seats Due to Fall Hazard

Mar 01, 2011, 12:07 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Name of Product: Baby Jogger Jump Seats

Units: About 1,545 (U.S.) and about 450 (Canada)

Distributor: Baby Jogger LLC, of Richmond, Va.

Hazard: If the Jump Seat does not properly lock into place, the Jump Seat could disengage from the stroller allowing the child to fall out.

Incidents/Injuries: Baby Jogger has received four reports of children falling from the seat, including reports of scrapes, bruises, cuts and one broken nose.

Description: This recall includes the Baby Jogger Jump Seat. The Jump Seat is a fabric seat accessory with the name "Baby Jogger" on the front that is attached to the mounting bracket on the frame of a Baby Jogger City Elite, Baby Jogger City Classic or Baby Jogger Summit stroller  and allows a toddler and baby to ride together in the same stroller at the same time. The item number is printed on the product packaging.


Item Numbers

Sold

J7J50

Beginning January 2008




Sold at: Juvenile products stores, mass merchandisers, and department stores nationwide and on the Web from January 2008 through July 2010 for about $100.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the Jump Seat and contact Baby Jogger to receive Jump Seat safety straps and assembly instructions.

Customer Contact: For additional information, contact Baby Jogger toll-free at (877) 506-2213 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET, e-mail the firm at recall@babyjogger.com, or visit the firm's website at www.babyjogger.com.

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1287.

Photos available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11145.html.

CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product.  Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx.

www.hc-sc.gc.ca

www.cpsc.gov


Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 506-2213

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772

CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983



SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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