Recall Date: August 24, 2016
Recall Number: 16-249
Name of Product: Safety 1st Step and Go Travel Systems
Hazard: The stroller tray folding mechanism can partially disengage on one side when used with an infant car seat attached to the stroller, posing a fall hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers with the infant car seat and contact Safety 1st for a free repair kit.
Consumer Contact: Safety 1st toll-free at 866-762-3036 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com or online at www.safety1st.comand click on “Safety Notices” for more information.
Photos Available At: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Dorel-Juvenile-Recalls-Safety-1st-Strollers/
Units: About 20,000 (in addition, 5,800 were sold in Canada)
Description: This recall involves Step and Go Travel Systems sold under the Safety 1st brand and manufactured by Dorel Juvenile. The stroller has a step-to-open design that opens by stepping on the pedal. It was sold in a variety of colors along with the OnBoard 35 infant car seat. Safety 1st is imprinted on the front of the stroller tray. Model number TR314 is printed on a white label on the back of the stroller seat.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 30 reports of the front stroller tray that supports the infant car seat disengaging on one side. No injuries reported.
Sold at: Babies R Us and other retailers nationwide and online at amazon.com, babiesrus.com and Walmart.com from May 2015 through June 2016 for between $250 and $300.
Importer/Distributor: Dorel Juvenile, of Columbus, Ind.
Manufactured in: China
Note: Health Canada’s press release is available at: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/59912r-eng.php
Not exactly 'Safety 1st'? Glad no injuries so far.
slehan at juno dot com