March 1, 2011: Baby Jogger LLC Recalls Baby Jogger Jump Seats
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Baby Jogger LLC, of Richmond, Virginia, have recalled about 2,000 Baby Jogger™ jump seats (1,545 in the US and about 450 in Canada). If the Jump Seat does not properly lock into place, the Jump Seat could disengage from the stroller allowing the child to fall out. Baby Jogger has received four reports of children falling from the seat, including reports of scrapes, bruises, cuts, and one broken nose.
Do You Own This Product?
This recall includes the Baby Jogger Jump Seat. The Jump Seat is a fabric seat accessory with the name “Baby Jogger” on the front that is attached to the mounting bracket on the frame of a Baby Jogger City Elite, Baby Jogger City Classic, or Baby Jogger Summit stroller and allows a toddler and baby to ride together in the same stroller at the same time. The item number is printed on the product packaging—item number J7J50.
The seats sold at juvenile products stores, mass merchandisers, and department stores nationwide and on the Web from January 2008 through July 2010 for about $100.They were manufactured in China.
Whom to Contact
Consumers should immediately stop using the Jump Seat and contact Baby Jogger to receive Jump Seat safety straps and assembly instructions. For additional information, contact Baby Jogger toll-free at (877) 506-2213 between 9 AM and 6 PM EST or visit the firm’s website at www.babyjogger.com.
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