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Tike Tech & Valco recall Jogging Strollers

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1. Tike Tech Recalls Jogging Strollers Due to Strangulation Hazard
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11002.html
2. Valco Baby Recalls Jogging Strollers Due to Strangulation Hazard
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11003.html

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1. NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 6, 2010
Release #11-002 

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 296-4602
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Tike Tech Recalls Jogging Strollers Due to Strangulation Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation
with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following
consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately
unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a
recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Tike Tech Single City X3 and X3 Sport Jogging Strollers

Units: About 800

Manufacturer: Tike Tech Ltd., of Toronto, Ontario

Hazard: The opening between the grab bar and seat bottom of the stroller can
allow an infant's body to pass through and become entrapped at the neck by the
grab bar, posing a strangulation hazard to young children when a child is not
harnessed. When using a stroller, parents and caregivers are encouraged to
always secure children by using the safety harness and never to leave them
unattended. To learn more about the importance of stroller safety, download
CPSC's safety alert: www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PUBS/5096.pdf

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:

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 [email protected] or visit firm's website at www.tiketech.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled
products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11002.html


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2. NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 6, 2010
Release #11-003 

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 610-7850
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Valco Baby Recalls Jogging Strollers Due to Strangulation Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation
with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following
consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately
unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a
recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Valco Baby Tri Mode Single and Twin Jogging Strollers

Units: About 12,000

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

Manufacturer: Valco Baby, of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Hazard: The opening between the grab bar and seat bottom of the stroller can
allow an infant's body to pass through and become entrapped at the neck by the
grab bar, posing a strangulation hazard to young children when a child is not
harnessed. When using a stroller, parents and caregivers are encouraged always
to secure children by using the safety harness and never to leave them
unattended. To learn more about the importance of stroller safety, download
CPSC's safety alert: www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PUBS/5096.pdf

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.

Model Numbers
RUN6140 RUN6141 RUN6142
RUN6143 RUN6144 RUN6145
RUN6146 RUN6147 RUN7710
RUN7711 TRI8800 TRI8801
TRI8802 TRI8803 TRI8890
TRI9103 TRI9104 TRI9105
TRI9106 TRI1033 TRI1034
TRI1035    

Sold at: Juvenile product stores and websites including www.amazon.com between
November 2007 and March 2010 for between $480 to $700.

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
www.valcobaby.com or email at [email protected]

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled
products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11003.html


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