Baby Jogger Car Seat Adapter Recall Issued After Infants Fell
Following multiple reports of car seats failing and causing infants to fall to the floor, a recall has been issued for more than 30,000 Baby Jogger car seat adapters.
At least 47 reports have been received involving the support bars failing, with at least two cases resulting in infants suffering injuries when they reportedly fell to the floor.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the Baby Jogger car seat adaptor recall on August 28, indicating that parents and caregivers should immediately stop using the product due to the potential injury risk for infants.
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The Baby Jogger recall involves the Car Seat Adaptor for Single strollers with model number BJ90121, Car Seat Adaptor for Double Stroller with model number BJ90221, and Car Seat Adaptor for Select/Versa Strollers with model number BJ 90321. All recalled models were manufactured between April 1, 2012 and September 20, 2012.
The affected models have black nylon straps that confine the car seat to the adaptor on the stroller with a “U” shaped black aluminum support bar and two plastic adaptors labeled “A” and “B” that attach to the stroller.
The recalled car seat adapters were manufactured in China under Baby Joggers LLC, of Richmond, Virginia were they were sold nationwide in the U.S. and Canada at Buy Buy Baby and other child product stores as well as online at albeebaby.com, buybuybaby.com, amazon.com, diapers.com from June 2012 through June 2013 for roughly $60 for the single adaptor and $100 for the double adaptor.
The CPSC recommends that consumers stop using the recalled car seat adaptors immediately and contact Baby Jogger at (877) 506-2213 or visit them online at www.babyjogger.com and navigate to the recall tab for instructions on how to receive a free replacement support set.
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