About 1,545 Baby Jogger Jump Seat in the United States, and 450 in Canada, have been recalled because the seat does not lock properly and could allow a child to fall out.
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.
Name of Product: Baby Jogger Jump Seats
Units: About 1,545 (U.S.) and about 450 (Canada)
Distributor: Baby Jogger LLC, of Richmond, Va.
Hazard: If the Jump Seat does not properly lock into place, the Jump Seat could disengage from the stroller allowing the child to fall out.
Incidents/Injuries: Baby Jogger has received four reports of children falling from the seat, including reports of scrapes, bruises, cuts and one broken nose.
Description: This recall includes the Baby Jogger Jump Seat. The Jump Seat is a fabric seat accessory with the name “Baby Jogger” on the front that is attached to the mounting bracket on the frame of a Baby Jogger City Elite, Baby Jogger City Classic or Baby Jogger Summit stroller and allows a toddler and baby to ride together in the same stroller at the same time. The item number is printed on the product packaging.
Item: Numbers J7J50
Sold: Beginning January 2008
Sold at: Juvenile products stores, mass merchandisers, and department stores nationwide and on the Web from January 2008 through July 2010 for about $100.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the Jump Seat and contact Baby Jogger to receive Jump Seat safety straps and assembly instructions.
Customer Contact: For additional information, contact Baby Jogger toll-free at (877) 506-2213 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET, e-mail the firm at email@example.com, or visit the firm’s website at www.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=1287