Dorel Juvenile Canada recalls swivel wheel jogging strollers
- Starting date:
- August 17, 2016
- Posting date:
- August 17, 2016
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Children's Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Fall Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Instep, Instep Safari and Schwinn Grand Safari swivel wheel jogging strollers with a front wheel quick release mechanism
This recall involves single and double occupant swivel wheel jogging strollers that have a quick release mechanism for removing and re-attaching the front wheel. Instep, Instep Safari and Schwinn Grand Safari strollers with the following model numbers are affected. The model number is located on the back of the stroller seat on a label.
|Instep Safari TT Double Stroller||01AR266CRED|
|Instep Safari TT Double Stroller||01AR265|
|Instep Safari Deluxe Double Stroller||01153CCWU|
|Instep Safari Swivel Wheel Jogging Stroller||01AR180|
|Instep Free Wheeler Jogging Stroller||01SC701|
|Schwinn Grand Safari Tandem Jogging Stroller||04STAD12|
If not installed properly, the front wheel can become loose and detach, posing crash and fall hazards.
Neither Dorel Juvenile Canada nor Health Canada has received any consumer reports of incidents or injuries related to their use in Canada.
In the United States, Pacific Cycle has received 132 reports of the front wheel becoming loose or unstable, resulting in 215 injuries, including head injuries, sprains, lacerations, bumps, bruises, and abrasions.
Approximately 12,360 units of the recalled strollers were sold in retail stores across Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled strollers were sold from January 2010 to April 2016.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
Dorel Juvenile Canada
Dorel Distribution Canada
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled jogging strollers and contact Pacific Cycle to obtain a free repair kit. The repair kit includes a replacement mechanism for securing the front wheel that uses a traditional screw on/off method of attachment instead of the quick release lever method of attachment shipped with the product. Consumers should not return the jogging strollers to the retailer where they were purchased.
To obtain a free repair kit, consumers can contact Pacific Cycle by phone at 1-877-564-2261 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST or by email.
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.