RECALL! Dorel Juvenile Canada Swivel Wheel Jogging Stroller Crash Or Fall Hazard

20 August 2016
RECALL! Dorel Juvenile Canada Stroller

Dorel Juvenile Canada has recalled over 12,360 swivel wheel jogging strollers due to risk of crashing or falling if the front wheel becomes loose or detaches. These strollers were sold at various retailers across Canada from January 2010 to as recently as April 2016.

There have been no reports of injuries in Canada, however in the USA there were 132 reports where the front wheel suddenly became loose. This caused 215 injuries that included head injuries, sprains, lacerations, bumps, bruises and abrasions.

Dorel Juvenile is a popular brand in Canada so check to be see what brand and model number of stroller you have and pass this info. on to your friends and family who use strollers. A free repair kit will be required to resolve the issue.


Models Affected:

The models affected by this recall are Instep, Instep Safari and Schwinn Grand Safari swivel wheel jogging strollers with a front wheel quick release mechanism. You'll be able to identify these strollers via model name and number, as listed below (from the Healthy Canadians website.)

The model number is located on the back of the stroller seat on a label.

The following products are included in this recall:

Model Model Number
Instep Safari TT Double Stroller 01AR266CRED
Instep Safari TT Double Stroller 01AR265
Instep Safari Deluxe Double Stroller 01153CCWU
Instep Safari Swivel Wheel Jogging Stroller 01AR180
Instep Free Wheeler Jogging Stroller 01SC701
Schwinn Grand Safari Tandem Jogging Stroller 04STAD12


What is the protocol if you find out you have one?

Stop using the recalled jogging strollers! You can contact Pacific Cycle and they will give you a free repair kit that will remedy the situation.

Pacific Cycle contact info:

Phone at 1-877-564-2261 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST

Pacific Cycle Email : customerservice@pacific-cycle.com


TOPICS:   Recalls

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