May 2, 2000
Baby Trend Inc. Recalls Road Runner Jogging Strollers
(SafetyAlerts) - Baby Trend Inc. is
recalling to inspect about 1,500 "Road Runner" jogging strollers. The
Strollers were shipped without straps attached to the frame to secure the seat. Unless the
frame straps are attached, a child in the seat of the stroller can lean forward and fall
Baby Trend has received one report of an
8-month- old baby boy leaning forward in a stroller with unsecured seat straps, falling
out of the seat and bumping his head.
The recalled strollers are aluminum, three-wheeled
strollers with hand brakes. The seat and back is made from a blue canvas-type fabric. The
stroller has a three- strap harness that secures the child in the seat. Two additional
straps snap together and secure the back corners of the seat to the stroller frame.
"Baby Trend" is written on the aluminum frame. The recalled stroller is model
number 9592T. The model number is written on a label located in the center of the rear
Baby's "R" Us stores sold the strollers
nationwide between January 1999 and April 1999 for about $200.
Consumers should stop using these strollers
immediately and examine the stroller to determine if the seat is strapped to the stroller
For more information, consumers should call Baby
Trend at (800) 328-7363 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or write
to Baby Trend Inc., 2019 S. Business Pkwy., Ontario, CA 91761. Consumers also can visit
the company's web site at www.babytrend.com.
Notice of this product warning was sent via email
to SafeMail subscribers May 2, 2000.
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