Head’s up, parents. Baby Jogger has recalled it’s car seat adaptors due to a fall hazard. If you own this product, you should stop using it immediately and contact Baby Jogger for free replacement support bars. This is a big recall, involving about 23,700 products in the U.S. and 6,500 in Canada. 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.
To contact Baby Jogger toll-free, call (877) 506-2213 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday; or find them online at www.babyjogger.com and click on the Recall Information tab at the bottom of the page for more information. You also can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here is the CPSC’s description of the product: “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/.”
The apaptors were 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.
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