RECALL: Kelty Single and Double Strollers Due to Fall Hazard

3,000 more strollers recalled! This time the front wheel could unexpectedly fall off. Hmmm…not good. Kind of need all the wheels attached and rolling if you ask me.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Kelty, announced a voluntary recall of approximately 3,000 Kelty single and double jogging strollers.  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: Kelty Single and Double Jogging Strollers

Units: About 3,000

Importer: Kelty, of Boulder, Colo., a division of American Recreation Products

Hazard: The front wheel can come loose during use and cause the stroller to tip over, posing a fall and injury hazard to children in the stroller and adults pushing the stroller.

Incidents/Injuries: There have been three reported incidents with these recalled strollers, including cuts, scrapes and fractured bones to adults, and minor cuts and scrapes to children.

Description: This recall involves Kelty Speedster Swivel Deluxe single jogging strollers and Swivel Deuce double jogging strollers. The strollers have an aluminum frame and a cloth seat with a canopy. They were sold in color combinations blue/gray and orange/gray. “Kelty Kids” is embroidered on the front of the stroller in the child’s leg area. The following model numbers are included in this recall. The model number and stroller name are printed on a tag inside the stroller’s seat area.

Kelty Swivel Deluxe   (single jogging stroller) Model Number

Kelty Swivel Deuce (double   jogging stroller) Model Number

20090116 20090216
20090116B 20650611
20650411BLU
20650411CU

Sold at: Juvenile product stores and sporting goods stores nationwide and by Web retailers, including www.kelty.com, from January 2010 through February 2012 for between $375 and $475.

Manufactured in: Philippines

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and contact Kelty to receive free updated assembly and maintenance instructions.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Kelty toll-free at (866) 349-7225 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. MT, or visit the firm’s website at www.kelty.com

About Hollie Schultz

Baby Gizmo founder Hollie Schultz is the proud mom of three adorable kids. This certified CPS (Child Passenger Safety) Tech and baby gear expert is the host of the Baby Gizmo video reviews giving moms the inside look at baby products before they purchase them. Hollie is also the co-author of The Baby Gizmo Buying Guide. A former resident of Los Angeles, she and her family now live in Chicago. She loves the city but hates the cold!

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