Britax Recalls more than 200,000 Strollers Sold Nationwide due to Injury Risk

 
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Personal Injury

Britax Child Safety Inc. of South Carolina is recalling more than 200,000 strollers sold nationwide due to a risk of potentially severe injuries. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), reports of personal injury linked to the affected strollers include partial finger amputation, broken finger and lacerations.

The Britax recall impacts about 216,000 B-Agile, B-Agile Double and BOB Motion strollers manufactured between March 2011 and June 2013 and sold between May 2011 and June 2013 for between $250 and $450. The strollers were available at major retailers and children’s specialty stores across the country, as well as through online retailers including amazon.com, buybuybaby.com, diapers.com and toysrus.com.

The recall includes B-Agile strollers with model numbers:

  • U341763
  • U341764
  • U341782
  • U341783

Also included in the recall are the following B-Agile Double strollers:

  • U361818
  • U361819

BOB Motion strollers in the recall include those with model numbers:

  • U391820
  • U391821
  • U391822

According to the CPSC, the hinges on the strollers’ folding mechanisms can injure consumers’ fingers when the release button is pressed while the release strap is pulled. The CPSC details multiple injuries, including a partially amputated finger, a broken finger and severe finger lacerations.

Parents and guardians with these strollers should stop using them immediately. For more information, please visit the CPSC Britax stroller recall page.

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