Injuries prompt recall of Schwinn, Instep jogging strollers
(FOX 13) - More than 215,000 Schwinn and Instep jogging strollers are being recalled after 215 injuries have been reported related to the front wheel becoming loose or unstable.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said the strollers' front wheel can become loose and detach, posing crash and fall hazards.
More than 200 injuries, including head injuries, sprains, lacerations, bumps, bruises, and abrasions, have been reported in association with the stroller's front wheel becoming loose or unstable.
The recalled products were sold on Amazon.com, Target.com, Toys-R-Us.com, Walmart.com and other websites from January 2010 through June 2016. The list of recalled strollers includes Instep Safari, Instep Grand Safari, Instep Flight, Schwinn Turismo and Schwinn Discover Single and Double Occupant Swivel jogging strollers with certain model numbers. CPSC said the model number can be found on the inside of the metal frame above the rear right wheel.
CPSC said anyone who owns one of the recalled strollers should stop using it immediately and contact Pacific Cycle for a front wheel repair kit. Pacific Cycle can be contacted at 877-564-2261 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, or online at www.pacific-cycle.com, www.instep.net or www.schwinnbikes.com.
For more information about this recall, visit http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Pacific-Cycle-Recalls-Swivel-Wheel-Jogging-Strollers/.