Calling all owners of Thule Sleek strollers. On Aug. 12, 2020, the company announced a recall of their Sleek stroller due to the handlebar detaching, which would pose an injury hazard to children.

There was one reported case of the handlebar detaching (no injuries reported) and Thule is taking the steps to rectify the situation by replacing the handlebar on all recalled Sleek strollers.

photo: Thule

About 4,000 Thule Sleek strollers were sold (in addition, about 880 were sold in Canada) between July 2018 through June 2020 for between $830-$850. They were sold in black, dark gray, light gray, navy blue and red with a silver or black frame.

Only strollers without a QC2020 sticker next to the product label and manufactured between May 2018 through September 2019 are included in this recall. The manufacture date code in YY/MM format, Thule Sleek and product number: 11000001-5, 11000017, 11000330 or 11000337-342 can be found on the product label located on the lower inside frame of the stroller. UPC code 091021978485, 091021883703, 091021460256, 091021761773, 091021079779, 091021070585, 091021349001, 091021433137, 091021514386, 091021037090,091021091900, 091021648937 or 091021190214 can be found on the product packaging.

If you think your stroller is in recalled, stop using the stroller and contact Thule Group at 855-929-3531 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday. You can also email thulesleek18@thule.com or visit online at thule.com/recallthulesleek or thule.com and click on Support/Safety Notice for more information.

Get more info. about the recall from from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission here.

—Erin Lem

 

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