Thule Sleek Strollers recalled due to possible fall hazard

Starting date:
August 12, 2020
Posting date:
August 12, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-73641

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Thule Sleek Strollers manufactured between May 2018 and September 2019.
  • Issue: The handlebars may detach from the product, posing a possible fall hazard.
  • What to do: Customers should immediately stop using the stroller and contact Thule for instructions about how to return the stroller frame to receive a replacement frame.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Thule AB.

Affected products

Thule Sleek Strollers

Product description

This recall involves the Thule Sleek Stroller with the following product numbers: 11000001-5,11000017,11000330,11000337-342, and manufacturing date codes of May 2018 through September 2019. The product label is located on the lower inside frame of the stroller.

Products containing the sticker QC 2020 next to the product label on the frame are not part of the recall, regardless of date code.

Hazard identified

The handlebar of these strollers may detach from the product, posing a possible fall hazard.

As of July 29, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received one incident report and no report of injury.

Number sold

The company reported 876 affected units were sold in Canada and approximately 2,397 affected units were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from July 2018 to June 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Poland

Companies

Distributor
Thule AB
Malmo
SWEDEN
Manufacturer
Thule Sp. z o.o.
POLAND

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the stroller and contact Thule for instructions about how to return the stroller frame and receive a replacement frame.

For more information, consumers may contact Thule by telephone toll-free at 1-855-652-2688, Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET,  by email or by visiting the company's website.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website (US CPSC to provide link).

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.