The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: CYBEX Strollers
Units: About 1,100 in the United States and 90 in Canada
Distributor: Regal Lager Inc., of Kennesaw, Ga.
Hazard: The stroller’s hinge mechanism poses a fingertip amputation and laceration hazard to the child when the consumer is unfolding/opening the stroller.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a child placing his finger in the stroller’s hinge mechanism, resulting in a finger fracture.
Description: This recall involves Ruby, Onyx and Topaz models of CYBEX umbrella strollers. “CYBEX” is printed on the side of the strollers.
Sold at: Department and juvenile product stores nationwide between August 2009 and November 2009 for between $140 and $260.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and contact Regal Lager to receive a free hinge cover retrofit kit.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact the Company Service Center at (800) 593-5522 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.regallager.com/recalls - consumers can also email the firm at [email protected]
Note: Health Canada’s press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=953