Recall: Kelty Single and Double Jogging Strollers
On 2012-02-23, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Kelty Single and Double Jogging Strollers due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2010 for about $375 to $475.
About 3,000 units are involved in this American Recreation Products stroller recall. Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd 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: (866) 349-7225
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What is the problem?
The front wheel can come loose during use and cause the stroller to tip over, posing a fall and injury hazard to children in the stroller and adults pushing the stroller.
Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Kelty Speedster Swivel Deluxe single jogging strollers and Swivel Deuce double jogging strollers. The strollers have an aluminum frame and a cloth seat with a canopy. They were sold in color combinations blue/gray and orange/gray. "Kelty Kids" is embroidered on the front of the stroller in the child's leg area. The following model numbers are included in this recall. The model number and stroller name are printed on a tag inside the stroller's seat area.
|Kelty Swivel Deluxe (single jogging stroller) Model Number||Kelty Swivel Deuce (double jogging stroller) Model Number|
These items were sold new+ at Juvenile product stores and sporting goods stores nationwide and by Web retailers, including www.kelty.com, from January 2010 through February 2012 for between $375 and $475.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and contact Kelty to receive free updated assembly and maintenance instructions.
For additional information, contact Kelty toll-free at (866)349-7225 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. MT, or visit the firm's website at www.kelty.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
There have been three reported incidents with these recalled strollers, including cuts, scrapes and fractured bones to adults, and minor cuts and scrapes to children.
+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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