Categorized | Business, Recalls

Bumbleride recalls Indie & Indie Twin Strollers due to fall hazard

recalls-bumbleride-strollers

MEDIA RELEASE

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

Name of Product: Bumbleride Indie & Indie Twin Strollers

Units: About 28,000 (an additional 2,700 were sold in Canada)

Importer: Bumbleride Inc., of San Diego, Calif.

Hazard: The front wheel can break at the axle hub, causing the stroller to tip and posing a fall hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: There have been 36 incidents of the front wheel cracking, including two reports of the stroller tipping over resulting in minor injuries.

Description: The recalled Bumbleride Indie strollers are model numbers I-107, I-110 and I-205 with a DOM (Date of Manufacture) from January 2009 through August 2011 sold in multiple colors. The DOM (Date of Manufacture) can be found on a white rectangular sticker affixed to the side of the seat frame. The recalled Bumbleride Indie Twin strollers are model numbers IT-108, IT-111, and IT-305 with a DOM (Date of Manufacture) from January 2009 through August 2011 sold in multiple colors. The DOM (Date of Manufacture) can be found on a white rectangular sticker affixed to the underside of the handle.

Sold at: Buy Buy Baby and other baby product stores nationwide, online at Bumbleride.com, and other online retailers between January 2009 and January 2012 for between $500 and $700.

Manufactured in: Taiwan

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and contact Bumbleride to receive a free front wheel retrofit kit.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, visit the firm’s website at www.support.bumbleride.com or contact Bumbleride at support@bumbleride.com or at (800) 530-3930 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.

Note: Health Canada’s press release is available at cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/re…

Consumer Alert: To avoid the risk of strangulation to children, owners of Indie models (I-110, I-205) and Indie Twin models (IT-111, IT-305) with an adjustable bumper bar should never set the bar in the intermediate (car seat) position when a child is seated in the stroller. For more information, visit www.bumbleride.com/updates/?p=… or call (800) 530-3930.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on www.saferproducts.gov

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

 

 

Become a fan on facebook

Photos on flickr

Stock Quotes

NASDAQ4483.715  chart+30.923
S&P 5001964.58  chart+13.76
^NYA10582.62  chart+63.34
^TNX2.273  chart-0.002
AAPL105.22  chart+0.39
FB80.67  chart+0.63
GOOG539.78  chart-4.20
INTC33.18  chart+0.49
MSFT46.13  chart+1.11
ORCL38.73  chart+0.50
QCOM76.00  chart+0.86
ALEX37.67  chart-0.43
BOH56.13  chart-0.13
BRN2.59  chart-0.002
BYD10.27  chart-0.02
CAGU0.22  chart0.00
CPF18.10  chart+0.08
CYAN4.77  chart0.00
HA16.23  chart+0.45
HCOM26.59  chart-0.25
HE27.51  chart+0.26
MLP6.14  chart-0.02
MRPI0.0005  chart0.00
NNUT0.00  chartN/A
PLFF0.038  chart0.00
TBNK21.22  chart-0.09
TSO65.68  chart+0.39
Oct 24, 2014 / 5:15 pm

 

ad

 

Quantcast