Wednesday, January 27, 2010

RECALL: Regal Lager to Repair CYBEX Strollers

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada today announced a voluntary recall repair of Regal Lager CYBEX Strollers due to risk of Fingertip Amputation and Laceration Hazards. Consumers should sto
p using the recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: CYBEX Strollers

Units: About 1,100 in the United States and 90 in Canada

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 CYBEX 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: For additional information, contact the Company Service Center at (800) 593-5522 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at - consumers can also email the firm at

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at

The above information was obtained from the CPSC at

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