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Child Safety Product Recall
 
Recall Alert!- BRITAX B-AGILE Stroller and BOB MOTION Stroller
Recalled as of Jan 30, 2014;
Manufacturer: Britax; Category: Strollers
 
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Britax B-Agile, B-Agile Double and BOB Motion Strollers
   
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On 2014-01-30, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Britax B-Agile, B-Agile Double and BOB Motion Strollers due to a potential amputation hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2011 for about $250 to $450.  About 200,000 units are involved in this Britax stroller recall. Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This is the 1st recall of products in the Strollers category in 2014. Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls, involving about 7 million product units.

The Problem

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.  Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported.

How can I tell if I own this product?

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. 

This product was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/37685r-eng.php

Strollers affected by this recall:
Products Product Type Model Number
B-AGILE Single Strollers B-AGILE BLACK U341782
B-AGILE RED U341783
B-AGILE KIWI U341764
B-AGILE SANDSTONE U341763
B-AGILE Double Strollers B-AGILE DOUBLE RED U361818
B-AGILE DOUBLE BLACK U361819
BOB MOTION Single Strollers BOB MOTION BLACK U391820
BOB MOTION NAVY U391821
BOB MOTION ORANGE U391822

These items were sold new+ at Major retailers and juvenile products stores nationwide, and online at Amazon.com, albeebaby.com, buybuybaby.com, diapers.com, ToysRUs.com and other online retailers from May 2011 through June 2013 for between $250 and $450.




 
 
Action!

What to do!

First, stop using the item.

Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.

Company Contact Information:

Phone: (866) 204-1665
 
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