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Cybex Umbrella Strollers

Starting date:
January 27, 2010
Posting date:
January 27, 2010
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Childrens' Products, Miscellaneous
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety, Physical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-500002203

Joint Recall with Regal Lager Inc., Health Canada, and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC)

Affected products

Cybex Umbrella Strollers

Product description

This recall involves the Ruby, Onyx, and Topaz models of Cybex umbrella strollers. The Cybex logo is printed on the side of the seat. The colours of the stroller are chilli, purple, slate, and indigo.

Hazard identified

The stroller's hinge mechanism poses a fingertip amputation and laceration hazard to the child when the consumer is folding and unfolding the stroller.

In the United States, Regal Lager Inc. has received one report of a child placing his finger in the stroller's hinge mechanism, resulting in a finger fracture.

Neither Health Canada nor Regal Lager Inc. has received reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians as related to the use of this stroller.

For more safety tips, visit Health Canada's publication: Strollers and carriages.

Number sold

Approximately 90 of the recalled strollers were distributed in Canada, while approximately 1,100 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from September 2009 to December 2009 in Canada, and from August 2009 to November 2009 in the United States.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Regal Lager Inc.
Kennesaw
UNITED STATES
Tel: 1-800-593-5522

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and contact Regal Lager to receive a free hinge cover.

For more information, consumers may contact Regal Lager's Service Center at 1-800-593-5522 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the Regal Lager website, or e-mail the firm at info@regallager.com.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.