In a joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Dorel Juvenile Products – Step n Go Travel Systems sold under the Safety 1st brand and manufactured by Dorel Juvenile in China have been recalled.
Almost 6,000 strollers were sold in Canada, and approximately 20,000 in the United States.They were sold from May 2015 – June 2016 in both Canada and the United States.
The Health Canada website explains “The stroller has a step-to-open design that opens by stepping on the pedal. It was sold in a variety of colours along with the OnBoard35 infant car seat. Safety 1st is imprinted on the front of the stroller tray. The model number can be found on a sewn-in label, on the back of the stroller at the upper side of the backrest.”
|Product Name||Model Number|
|Safety1st Step n Go Travel System||01451CCYA|
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.
There have been no incidents or injuries reported in Canada, but there have been eight reports of the tray disengaging without injury. However, there have been 30 reports in the United States of the front stroller tray that supports the infant car seat disengaging on one side. No injuries were reported.
If you own one of these strollers, stop using it immediately and contact Dorel Juvenile Canada by phone at 1-866-762-3036 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.