Health Canada has recalled Instep, Instep Safari and Schwinn Grand Safari single and double jogging strollers with the following model numbers (see label on back of stroller seat):
Model | Model Number
The quick-release front wheel may detach, posing crash and fall hazards.
While neither Dorel Juvenile Canada nor Health Canada has received any reports of incidents or injuries, 215 injuries were reported in the United States, some of which resulted in "head injuries, sprains, lacerations, bumps, bruises, and abrasions."
Customers are advised to immediately stop using the affected strollers and contact Pacific Cycle to request a free repair kit. The kit includes a mechanism to secure the front wheel using a screw on/off method that replaces the original quick release lever method. The strollers should not be returned to the place of purchase.
To obtain a free repair kit, customers may contact Pacific Cycle by phone at 1-877-564-2261 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST or via email.
From January 2010 to April 2016, approximately 12,360 strollers were sold in Canada.