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Baby Jogger City Versa™ Strollers

Starting date:
December 12, 2012
Posting date:
December 12, 2012
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Childrens' Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-16133

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

Affected products

Baby Jogger City Versa™ Strollers

Product description

This recall involves all Baby Jogger City Versa™ model strollers manufactured between May 15 and August 20, 2012. The date of manufacture is printed on the stroller's black plastic side hinge below "Baby Jogger" and "City Versa" is also printed on the stroller's fabric in the child's leg area. The strollers have charcoal-coloured metal frames with black, silver, red or green fabric stroller seats and canopies.

Hazard identified

The stroller frame can fail to lock in place and collapse while in use, posing a fall hazard to children in the stroller.

Baby Jogger has received 6 reports from consumers and retailers in the United States. The first incident occurred on August 21, 2012. There have been no reports of incidents in Canada. All of the incidents involve reports of the stroller's folding mechanism not functioning. There have been no reports of any injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 2,200 of the recalled strollers were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from July 2012 through October 2012.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

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

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Baby Jogger City Versa Stroller and contact Baby Jogger for a free replacement stroller frame.

For more information, consumers may contact Brands in Motion Inc. (Baby Jogger's official Canadian distributor) toll-free at 1-866-774-7177, between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. EST Monday to Friday, visit the firm's Web site and click on "Recall Information" at the bottom of the page, or e-mail at recall@babyjogger.com.

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