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Baby Jogger Recalls Car Seat Adaptors for Strollers Due to Fall Hazard

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Recall Date: August 28, 2013
Recall Number: 13-272

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary

Name of product: Baby Jogger Recalls Car Seat Adaptors for Strollers Due to Fall Hazard

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using their car seat adaptor and contact Baby Jogger for free replacement support bars.

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

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Baby-Jogger-Recalls-Car-Seat-Adaptors-for-Strollers/.

Recall  Details:

Units: About 23,700 in the United States and 6,500 in Canada

Description: The car seat adaptors come in three models and are used to secure a variety of infant car seats onto Baby Jogger strollers. The “Single” model fits all single strollers, the “Double” works only on double strollers and the “Select/Versa” fits Select and Versa strollers.  The car seat adaptors consist of two U-shaped, black, aluminum support bars and two black plastic adaptors that allow the support bars to attach onto the stroller. Black nylon straps secure the car seat to the adaptor on the stroller. The black support bars are labeled A and B.  The A support bar is the larger of the two U-shaped bars and has a red plastic tip with 10 holes. Descriptions, Models and Manufactured Dates can be found here: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Baby-Jogger-Recalls-Car-Seat-Adaptors-for-Strollers/.

Incidents/Injuries: Baby Jogger has received 47 reports of the car seat adaptor supports bars failing and car seats falling to the floor. Reports include two injured infants with bruises to the head and toes.

Sold at: Buy Buy Baby and other juvenile product stores nationwide and at albeebaby.com, amazon.com, buybuybaby.com, diapers.com and other online retailers from June 2012 through June 2013 for about $60 for the single adaptor and $100 for the double adaptor.

Importer: Baby Jogger® LLC, of Richmond, Va.

Manufactured in: China

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