Baby Trend Announce Recall of Certain Baby Trend “Passport” Strollers




From a press release: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Name of product: “Passport” Stroller Units: 11,300 Manufacturer: Baby Trend, Inc., of Ontario, California. Hazard: The fold joint can collapse unexpectedly, causing the baby to fall. Incidents/Injuries: Baby Trend has received four reports from consumers of the stroller collapsing. No injuries have been reported. Description: These Baby Trend strollers have the word “Passport” written on both sides of the canopy. Only “Passport” strollers with Model Number 1514, SKN number 190554 and manufacturing dates between July 10, 2003 and November 26, 2003 are being recalled. This information is printed on the lower frame of “Passport” strollers behind the seat. Sold at: Babies “R” Us nationwide from July 2003 through February 2004 for about $29. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should stop using the stroller and contact Baby Trends, Inc. immediately. Baby Trend will ask the consumer to send a cut-out section of the seat with restraint strap attached. Baby Trend will send the consumer a new replacement stroller. Consumer Contact: Call Baby Trend toll-free at (800) 328-7363 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit Baby Trend Web site at www.babytrend.com