Recall: Baby Jogger City Versa Strollers
On 2012-12-12, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Baby Jogger City Versa Strollers due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2012 for about $450.
About 8,000 units are involved in this Baby Jogger stroller recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 7th recall of products in the Strollers category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 60 similar recalls,
involving about 13 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (877) 506-2213
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What is the problem?
The stroller frame can fail to lock in place and collapse while in use, posing a fall hazard to children in the stroller.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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.
This product was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1740
These items were sold new+ 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.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and contact Baby Jogger for a free replacement stroller frame.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Baby Jogger has received six reports of incidents with the stroller's frame failing to lock. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.