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05/31/2011

Some Zooper Strollers are Recalled Due to Strangulation Hazard

HARTFORD, May 31 -- The Department of Consumer Protection is alerting consumers that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Lan Enterprises, LLC of Hillsboro, Oregon are announcing a voluntary recall of the some infant strollers due to a strangulation hazard.

The opening between the armrest bar/snack tray and seat bottom of the stroller can allow an infant’s body to pass through and become entrapped at the neck,. When using a stroller, parents are encouraged to always secure children by using the safety harness, and never leave the child unattended.

This recall involves about 2,300 Zooper strollers sold with an optional use snack tray and armrest bar. The four models of strollers included in this recall were manufactured between February 2009 and June 2010. A warning label attached to the seat has the stroller’s production date code. The following models are included in the recall:

The strollers were sold at juvenile product and mass merchandise stores nationwide and online retailers, including at Amazon.com, Costco.com and Dmartstores.com from May 2009 to May 2011 for between $200 and $800.

Brand

Model Name

Model Number

Date Code

Model Year (s)

Zooper Everyday

Tango

SL808G

022009-060510

2010, 2011

Zooper Everyday

Twist

BU822B

060510

2011

Zooper Everyday

Waltz

SL800J

022009-060510

2010, 2011

Zooper Elite

Flamenco

SL350B

071509

2010

Consumers should immediately remove the armrest bar and snack tray from the strollers and contact Zooper USA to receive a free replacement armrest bar and repair kit for the snack tray. Replacement parts will be available beginning July 1, 2011.

For more 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 or http://zooper.com/Zooper/Customer/Safety_Recall/2010_and_2011_armrest_bar.asp

Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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