February 3, 2012: Bumbleride Recalls Indie & Indie Twin Strollers
About 30,700 twin strollers have been recalled due to fall hazards.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Bumbleride Inc., of San Diego, California, have recalled about 28,000 (an additional 2,700 were sold in Canada)Bumbleride Indie & Indie Twin Strollers. The front wheel can break at the axle hub, causing the stroller to tip and posing a fall hazard. There have been 36 incidents of the front wheel cracking, including two reports of the stroller tipping over resulting in minor injuries.
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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.
The strollers 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.
Whom to Contact
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and contact Bumbleride to receive a free front wheel retrofit kit. For additional information, visit the firm’s website at www.support.bumbleride.com or contact Bumbleride at (800) 530-3930 between 8 AM and 4 PM PST, Monday through Friday.
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=2175 or call (800) 530-3930.
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