Britax and Bob Strollers Recall Alert!

Hey Everyone! There was a new recall just issued for 225,000 Britax and Bob Strollers. The detailed info is listed below!
There have been some reports of partial fingertip amputation, but it’s of the parents not the child!!! It happens when they are folding up the stroller!

Name of product:

B-Agile, B-Agile Double and BOB Motion strollers

Hazard:

The hinge on the stroller’s folding mechanism can partially amputate consumers’ fingertips, break their fingers or cause severe lacerations, among other injuries, when they press the release button while pulling on the release strap.

Units

About 216,000 in the United States and 8,800 in Canada

Description

This recall involves Britax B-Agile, B-Agile Double and BOB Motion strollers. The single and double strollers were sold in various color schemes, including black, red, kiwi, sandstone, navy and orange. They were manufactured between March 2011 and June 2013 and have the following model numbers: U341763, U341764, U341782 and U341783 for the B-Agile strollers; U361818 or U361819 for the B-Agile Double strollers; and U391820, U391821 and U391822 for the BOB Motion strollers. The model number and the manufacture date in YYYY/MM/DD format can be found on label located on the inside of the stroller’s metal frame near the right rear wheel.

Incidents/Injuries

Britax has received eight incident reports. Incidents include one partial fingertip amputation, one broken finger and severe finger lacerations.

Remedy

Consumers should stop using the recalled strollers immediately and contact Britax to receive a free repair kit.

Consumer Contact:

Britax; toll-free at (866) 204-1665 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday, visit the company’s websites atwww.britaxusa.com  or www.bobgear.com and click on “Safety Notice” at the top right corner or on “Learn More” at the bottom center of the page, or e-mailstrollerrecall@britax.com for more information.

Comments

  1. Terri S says:

    I hope everyone that has one of these is aware of the recall. Scary!

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