Cybex Stroller Safety Recall
Ruby, Onyx and Topaz Models Only
News from the CPSC and Health Canada
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 27, 2010
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Regal Lager Announces Recall to Repair Cybex Strollers; Due to Risk of Fingertip
Amputation and Laceration Hazards
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
(CPSC), in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall
of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately
unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: Cybex Strollers
Units: About 1,100
Distributor: Regal Lager Inc., of Kennesaw, Ga.
Hazard: The stroller’s hinge mechanism poses a fingertip amputation
and laceration hazard to the child when the consumer is unfolding/opening the stroller.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a child
placing his finger in the stroller’s hinge mechanism, resulting in a finger fracture.
Description: This recall involves Ruby, Onyx and Topaz models of
umbrella strollers. “CYBEX” is printed on the side of the strollers.
Sold at: Department and juvenile product stores nationwide between
August 2009 and November 2009 for between $140 and $260.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers
and contact Regal Lager to receive a free hinge cover retrofit kit.
Consumer Contact: Call Regal Lager Inc. at (800) 593-5522 between
9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or log on to the company’s Web site at
. Consumers can also email the firm at email@example.com.
Note: Health Canada’s press release is available at:www.hc-sc.gc.ca
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