Dorel Juvenile Canada recalls swivel wheel jogging strollers. Affected products are the Instep, Instep Safari and Schwinn Grand Safari swivel wheel jogging strollers with a front wheel quick release mechanism
This recall involves single and double occupant swivel wheel jogging strollers that have a quick release mechanism for removing and re-attaching the front wheel. Instep, Instep Safari and Schwinn Grand Safari strollers with the following model numbers are affected. The model number is located on the back of the stroller seat on a label.
|Instep Safari TT Double Stroller||01AR266CRED|
|Instep Safari TT Double Stroller||01AR265|
|Instep Safari Deluxe Double Stroller||01153CCWU|
|Instep Safari Swivel Wheel Jogging Stroller||01AR180|
|Instep Free Wheeler Jogging Stroller||01SC701|
|Schwinn Grand Safari Tandem Jogging Stroller||04STAD12|
If not installed properly, the front wheel can become loose and detach, posing crash and fall hazards.
Neither Dorel Juvenile Canada nor Health Canada has received any consumer reports of incidents or injuries related to their use in Canada.
In the United States, Pacific Cycle has received 132 reports of the front wheel becoming loose or unstable, resulting in 215 injuries, including head injuries, sprains, lacerations, bumps, bruises, and abrasions.
Approximately 12,360 units of the recalled strollers were sold in retail stores across Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled strollers were sold from January 2010 to April 2016.
(Source: Government of Canada)