Kelty Recalls Jogging Strollers Due to Fall and Injury Hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Recall date: February 23, 2012
Recall number: 12-116
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    Kelty Swivel Deluxe

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    Kelty Swivel Deuce

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Kelty Single and Double Jogging Strollers

Hazard:

The front wheel can come loose during use and cause the stroller to tip over, posing a fall and injury hazard to children in the stroller and adults pushing the stroller.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Kelty toll-free at (866) 349-7225 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. MT, or visit the firm’s website at www.kelty.com

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Recall Details

Units

About 3,000

Description and Models

This recall involves Kelty Speedster Swivel Deluxe single jogging strollers and Swivel Deuce double jogging strollers. The strollers have an aluminum frame and a cloth seat with a canopy. They were sold in color combinations blue/gray and orange/gray. “Kelty Kids” is embroidered on the front of the stroller in the child’s leg area. The following model numbers are included in this recall. The model number and stroller name are printed on a tag inside the stroller’s seat area.

Kelty Swivel Deluxe (single jogging stroller) Model NumberKelty Swivel Deuce (double jogging stroller) Model Number
20090116 20090216
20090116B 20650611
20650411BLU  
20650411CU  

 

Incidents/Injuries

There have been three reported incidents with these recalled strollers, including cuts, scrapes and fractured bones to adults, and minor cuts and scrapes to children.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and contact Kelty to receive free updated assembly and maintenance instructions.

Sold at

Juvenile product stores and sporting goods stores nationwide and by Web retailers, including www.kelty.com, from January 2010 through February 2012 for between $375 and $475.

Importer(s)

Kelty, of Boulder, Colo., a division of American Recreation Products

Manufactured in

Philippines

  • Kelty Swivel Deluxe

  • Kelty Swivel Deuce