(WOIO) - Nearly 4,000 Zooper strollers have been recalled for a frame latch failure that can result in the high-end stroller unexpectedly collapsing.
Name of Product: Double stroller
Units: About 3,700
Distributor: Lan Enterprises LLC of Hillsboro, Ore., and formerly of Beaverton, Ore.
Hazard: The stroller's frame latch above the front wheels can fail when the stroller hits an object, causing the stroller to unexpectedly collapse. This can result in minor scrapes, cuts and bruises.
Incidents/Injuries: The company has received 185 reports of frame latch failures. In one incident a 13-month-old boy and a 3-year-old boy received scrapes and bruises when their stroller hit a sidewalk and the stroller collapsed.
Description: This recall involves 2007 and 2008 Zooper Tango double strollers with a model number of SL808B and SL808F. The model numbers were printed on the original packaging. The strollers have production dates ranging from January 1, 2007, through April 30, 2008. The production dates are printed on the warning labels attached to the seats. The word "Zooper" is printed on the stroller canopies and grab bars. The Web address www.zooper.com is printed on the basket under the stroller seats.
Sold at: Juvenile product and mass merchandise retailers nationwide and at www.babiesrus.com from January 2007 through August 2008 for between $400 and $430.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled strollers and contact Zooper USA to receive a free repair kit.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Zooper USA toll-free at (888) 966-7379 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.zooper.com