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Jogging Strollers Recalled Due to Strangulation Hazard

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Tike Tech X3 Sport. (Image credit: CSPC.)

Jogging strollers marketed by two different companies were recalled today. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission cited risk of strangulation and said consumers should stop using the recalled products immediately.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Valco Baby, of Brooklyn, N.Y., announced a voluntary recall of about 12,000 Valco Baby Tri Mode Single and Twin Jogging Strollers today.

Importer: Unique Baby Products USA LLC, of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Valco stroller crossbar. (Image credit: CSPC.)

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves the grab bar on Tri Mode Single and Twin strollers. Valco Baby is printed on the head rest and the padding on the footboard. The grab bar is optional and can be removed from the stroller. The stroller's model numbers are located on a white sticker on the left hand side of brake bar. The recalled strollers with the affected grab bars are listed in the chart below.

Valco Tri Mode Twin. (Image credit: CSPC.)

Model Numbers
RUN6140RUN6141RUN6142
RUN6143RUN6144RUN6145
RUN6146RUN6147RUN7710
RUN7711TRI8800TRI8801
TRI8802TRI8803TRI8890
TRI9103TRI9104TRI9105
TRI9106TRI1033TRI1034
TRI1035

Valco Tri Mode Single. (Image credit: CSPC.)

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the grab bar from the stroller and contact Valco Baby to receive a free replacement grab bar.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Valco Baby at (800) 610-7850 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, visit the firm's website at valcobaby.com or email at recall@valcobaby.com

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Tike Tech Ltd., of Toronto, Ontario, announced a voluntary recall of about 800 Tike Tech Single City X3 and X3 Sport Jogging Strollers today.

Tike Tech stroller bar. (Image credit: CSPC.)

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall involves the grab bar on Tike Tech Single City X3 and X3 Sport strollers. Tike Tech is printed on the footrest and on the back of the stroller on the left and right sides. The ID codes are located on the interior left side frame. The following ID codes are included in this recall:

Tike Tech City X3. (Image credit: CSPC.)

ID-Codes
TT-18-01
TT-18-02
TT-18-03
TT-18-04
TT-18-05
TT-18-06
TT-18-07

The grab bar is optional and can be removed from the stroller.

Sold at: Juvenile product stores nationwide and websites including www.amazon.com from October 2009 through February 2010 for about $300.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the grab bar from the stroller and contact Tike Tech to receive a free replacement grab bar.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Tike Tech at (800) 296-4602 between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email the firm at recall@tiketech.com or visit firm's website at tiketech.com.