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Jump Seat on certain Baby Jogger Strollers

Starting date:
March 1, 2011
Posting date:
March 1, 2011
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Childrens' Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-500002528

Joint Recall with Baby Jogger, Health Canada, and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC)

Affected products

Jump Seat on certain Baby Jogger Strollers

Product description

This recall involves the Baby Jogger Jump Seat. This is a fabric seat accessory that can be attached to the mounting bracket on the frame of a Baby Jogger City Elite, Baby Jogger City Classic, or Baby Jogger Summit stroller, allowing a toddler and baby to ride together in the same stroller at the same time.

The recalled accessory has the name "Baby Jogger" on the front and item number J7J50. The item number can be found on the product packaging.

Hazard identified

If the Jump Seat is not attached to the stroller frame properly and locked into place, it can detach from the frame, posing a risk of injury to the child sitting in it.

In Canada, Baby Jogger has received one report of the Jump Seat detaching from the stroller frame, leading to a child suffering scrapes and bruises. There have been 3 reports in the United States of the seat detaching as well.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.

For more safety tips, visit Health Canada's publication Strollers and Carriages.

Number sold

Approximately 490 of the recalled product were sold at Direct Buy and various other juvenile product stores in Canada.

In the United States, approximately 1545 recalled jump seats were sold.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from January 2008 to July 2010 in Canada and in the United States.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Brands in Motion Inc.
Mississauga
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Baby Jogger
Richmond
Virginia
UNITED STATES
Tel: 1-866-774-7177

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Jump Seat and contact Baby Jogger for further instructions.

For more information, consumers may contact Brands in Motion, Inc. (Baby Jogger's official Canadian distributor) at 1-866-774-7177 between 8AM and 5:30PM EST Monday to Friday, or by visiting the Baby Jogger website.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.