Car Seat Stroller Adapters Recalled by Joovy
Joovy is recalling approximately 1,500 Zoom car seat adapters. Adapter clips can loosen on the stroller frame, posing a fall hazard.
This recall involves all Joovy Zoom gray metal car seat stroller adapters. The adapters are gray with black plastic clips designed to attach infant car seats to stroller frames. Recalled car seat adapter models include 00945 for Graco, 00946 for Chicco and 00947 for Peg Perego frames. 'Joovy' and the model numbers can be found on the label at the center of the end bar of the adapter.
To date, Joovy has received nine reports of incidents involving loose adapters on stroller frames.
The recalled Zoom car seat adapters were sold at independent specialty juvenile retailers and online between May 2012 and August 2013.
Consumers should immediately stop using these adapters and contact Joovy for a free repair kit to help assure proper attachment to Zoom stroller frames.
For additional information on this recall, contact Joovy toll-free at 855-251-0759.
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