Dorel Juvenile Recalls Safety 1st Strollers Due to Fall Hazard
More than 25,000 recalled strollers impacted by possible folding malfunction
Dorel Juvenile has issued a recall on nearly 25,800 Safety 1st Step and Go Travel Systems. The stroller tray folding mechanism can partially disengage on one side when used with an infant car seat attached to the stroller, posing a fall hazard.
The stroller has a step-to-open design that opens by stepping on the pedal. Safety 1st is imprinted on the front of the stroller tray and model number TR314 is printed on a white label on the back of the stroller seat.
The hazardous product was sold at Babies R Us and other retailers nationwide and online at amazon.com, babiesrus.com and Walmart.com. It was available in a variety of colors along with the OnBoard 35 infant car seat.
The company has received 30 reports of the front stroller tray that supports the infant car seat disengaging on one side.
No injuries have been reported, to date.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers with the infant car seat and contact Safety 1st for a free repair kit.
For further information, affected customers can contact Safety 1st at (866) 762-3036.
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