Jogging Stroller Recall: Strangulation Risk to Children

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The Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and two separate stroller makers are voluntarily recalling approximately 12,800 jogging strollers because they pose a strangulation risk to children, according to the CPSC. Abut 800 Tike Tech Single City X3 and X3 Sport Jogging Strollers were recalled after it was discovered that a child that was not strapped in could slip down between the seat of the stroller and get caught around the neck according to news reports.

On of the companies involved, Valco Baby, is advising consumers to immediately remove the grab bar from the stroller and contact Valco Baby to receive a free replacement grab bar. Contact information for Valco Baby:

  • * Phone: 800-610-7850
  • * E-mail: recall@valcobaby.com

The recalled strollers were manufactured in China and were sold at juvenile product stores and Web sites including Amazon.com between Nov. 2007 and March 2010 for between $480 to $700.

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