Dorel Juvenile Recalls Safety 1st Strollers Due to Fall Hazard

The recalled Step and Go Travel System by Safety 1st

The recalled Step and Go Travel System by Safety 1st

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–August 25, 2016

Recall Summary

Name of product:  Safety 1st Step and Go Travel Systems

Hazard:  The stroller tray folding mechanism can partially disengage on one side when used with an infant car seat attached to the stroller, posing a fall hazard.

Consumer Contact:  Safety 1st toll-free at 866-762-3036 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at [email protected] or online at www.safety1st.com and click on “Safety Notices” for more information.

Recall Details

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Units:  About 20,000 (in addition, 5,800 were sold in Canada)

Description:  This recall involves Step and Go Travel Systems sold under the Safety 1st brand and manufactured by Dorel Juvenile. The stroller has a step-to-open design that opens by stepping on the pedal. It was sold in a variety of colors along with the OnBoard 35 infant car seat. Safety 1st is imprinted on the front of the stroller tray. Model number TR314 is printed on a white label on the back of the stroller seat.

Incidents/Injuries:  The firm has received 30 reports of the front stroller tray that supports the infant car seat disengaging on one side. No injuries reported.

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers with the infant car seat and contact Safety 1st for a free repair kit.

Sold at:  Babies R Us and other retailers nationwide and online at amazon.com, babiesrus.com and Walmart.com from May 2015 through June 2016 for between $250 and $300.

Importer(s):  Dorel Juvenile, of Columbus, Ind.

Distributor(s):  Dorel Juvenile, of Columbus, Ind.

Manufactured in:  China

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