The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Kelty Announce Recall of Speedster Jogging Strollers

Kelty Division of American Recreation Products Inc., of Boulder, Colorado, in cooperation with the CPSC has announced the recall of  some 349 Kelty Speedster Deluxe and Speedster Deuce Jogging Strollers manufactured in the Philippines. Customers should stop using the product immediately.

The recalled strollers have an aluminum frame and a cloth seat with a sun canopy. The recalled single seat Speedster Deluxe stroller has model number 20050116 and serial numbers: S2000001D0504 through S2000500D0504 and S2000001D0505 through S2000100D0505.

The recalled double seat Speedster Deuce Jogging strollers have model number: 20050216 and serial numbers: S3000001D0504 through S3000300D0504 and S3000001D0505 through S3000075D0505.
Each stroller has a tag, located inside the child’s seat compartment, which lists the model name and model number. A sticker on the rear frame lists the serial number.

The Stroller handle can disconnect from stroller frame during use. Kelty has received two reports of a handle disconnecting during use. No injuries have been reported.

The strollers were sold by Juvenile baby product stores, sporting good stores and Web retailers from May 2005 thru June 2005 for between $335 and $410.

Consumers should stop using these recalled strollers and return them to the store where they purchased them for a refund. Known purchasers were sent direct mail notification of this recall.

All affected units in distribution have been located. Contact Kelty for a free daypack at (800) 535-3589 Ext. 3335 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT, Monday through Friday.

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