May 2, 2000
BOB Trailers Inc. Recalls Jogging Strollers
San Luis Obispo, CA (SafetyAlerts) - BOB Trailers Inc. is
voluntarily recalling about 3,700 jogging strollers. The stroller's front wheel
connector can crack during use, causing the wheel to separate from the frame. A jogger
could lose control of the stroller or the stroller could suddenly collapse resulting in
injury to a child.
BOB Trailers has received seven reports of
the wheel connector cracking causing the front wheel to become loose. No injuries have
The recall involves the BOB Sport Utility Stroller
and BOB Sport Utility Stroller D'lux. The strollers have three wheels and are pacific blue
and black, or hunter green and black. Each stroller has a canopy. The "BOB" logo
is on the stroller's frame, canopy and on the seat back.
Bike, baby and outdoor product stores and web
sites retailers sold the strollers nationwide from November 1998 through March 2000 for
about $280 to $370.
Consumers should stop using the stroller
immediately, and return it to the store where purchased for repair. Consumers also
can return the strollers to BOB Trailers for repair.
For more information, call (800) 893-2447 between
9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or access the company's website at http://www.bobtrailers.com/safetynotice.html
Notice of this product warning was sent via email
to SafeMail subscribers May 2, 2000.
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