According to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, Lan Enterprises LLC of Hillsboro, OR (formerly of Beaverton, OR) recalled one of their strollers. This is a voluntary recall that was released August 19, 2010.
What is being recalled?
Approximately 3,700 double strollers are involved in this recall.
What’s the problem?
The stroller can collapse when in use. When the stroller hits something, the latch on the frame above the front wheels can fail. If this happens, children can receive minor scrapes, cuts, or bruises. There have been 185 reports of stroller collapses. Two boys were hurt when their stroller collapsed after hitting a sidewalk. The children, aged 13 months and 3 years, received scrapes and bruises as a result.
Which specific strollers are involved in this recall?
Zooper Tango double strollers with a model number of SL808B and SL808F, which could be found on the original packaging, are involved in this recall. The strollers were produced from January 1, 2007 through April 30, 2008. You can find the production date for your stroller by looking at the warning label that is attached to the seat. The grab bar and stroller canopies have “Zooper” printed on them. On the basket under the stroller seat, you will find the web site www.zooper.com. These strollers were manufactured in China and sold in the US in regular retail and children’s stores nationwide. They were also sold online, at websites including albeebaby.com and babiesrus.com. They were sold between January 2007 and August 2008 for $400 to $430.
What do I do now?
If you have one of these strollers, stop using it immediately. Contact Zooper USA for more information about getting your free kit to repair this issue. You may also call Zooper USA at (888) 966-7379.
If you have been injured by this product, or you know of any other potential hazards caused by it, contact the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission is interested in hazards posed by all products, not just this one. Call them at (800) 638-2772 if you know of another product that is potentially dangerous or has caused injuries.