Popular strollers recalled after partial fingertip amputation

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Fri, Apr 8, 20111:52:47 PMWASHINGTON, D.C. — BOB and Britax strollers are being recalled because of concerns customers could injure their fingers.

The company says it has received eight reports of injuries including one partial fingertip amputation, one broken finger and severe finger lacerations. The injuries happened when consumers pressed the strollers’ release button.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is issuing an official recall of the popular strollers.

The recalled strollers are the Britax B-Agile, B-Agile Double strollers and BOB Motion strollers, manufactured between March 2011 and June 2013.

  • B-Agile Strollers: U341763, U341764, U341782 and U341783
  • B-Agile Double Strollers: U361818 or U361819
  • BOB Motion Strollers: U391820, U391821 and U391822

People should stop using these strollers and contact Britax for a free repair kit.

The strollers were sold at retailers nationwide and online line at Amazon.com, albeebaby.com, buybuybaby.com, diapers.com, ToysRUs.com and others from May 2011 – June 2013.

For more information about the recall, call Britax; toll-free at (866) 204-1665 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s websites at www.britaxusa.com  or www.bobgear.com.

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