City Versa Strollers Recalled by Baby Jogger Due to Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – 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.

Name of Product: Baby Jogger City Versa™ strollers

Units: About 8,400 in the United States and 2,200 in Canada

Manufacturer: Baby Jogger LLC, of Richmond, Va.

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

Incidents/Injuries: Baby Jogger has received six reports of incidents with the stroller’s frame failing to lock. No injuries have been reported.

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.” “City Versa” is also printed on the stroller’s fabric in the child’s leg area. The strollers have charcoal-colored metal frames with black, silver, red or green fabric stroller seats and canopies.

Sold at: buybuy Baby and other juvenile product stores nationwide and online at buybuybaby.com, albeebaby.com, diapers.com and other online retailers from July 2012 through October 2012 for about $450.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and contact Baby Jogger for a free replacement stroller frame.

Consumer Contact: Baby Jogger; toll-free at (877) 506-2213, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, www.babyjogger.com and click on “Recall Information” at the bottom of the page, or email at recall@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=1740

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