Strollers Recalled Due To Strangulation Risk

By WBNG News

Strollers Recalled Due To Strangulation Risk

March 1, 2011 Updated Mar 1, 2011 at 12:21 PM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) B.O.B. Trailers Incorporated is recalling some single and double jogging strollers because of a strangulation hazard.

About 337,000 of the products were sold in the United States.

A drawstring on the stroller can get wrapped around a child's neck, posing a strangulation hazard.

The firm has received one report of an 11-month-old girl who got entangled at the neck by the stroller's drawstring.

The child was freed by her mother.

This recall involves 11 models of B.O.B. single and double strollers.

The name "B.O.B" appears on the cargo basket under the stroller and on the front of the stroller.

All of the recalled strollers have a yellow/orange drawstring at the rear of the canopy which is used to gather loose fabric when the canopy is pulled back.

Strollers have the serial number either stamped in the frame or on a white label located on the stroller's rear right leg.

Here are the recalled models, along with their serial number ranges:

Sport Utility Stroller
12362 - 35107
AA00001 – AA025490
AA900000 - AA999999

Sport Utility Stroller D’Lux
12362 – 35107
AB000001 – AB007940
AB900000 - AB999999

800000 – 803700
AC000001- AC027923
AC900000 - AC999999

Sport Utility Duallie
002001 - 008068
AD000001 – AD011252
AD900000 - AD999999

Ironman Duallie
AE000001 – AE008909
AE900000 - AE999999

AF000001 – AF189112
AF900000 - AF999999
Revolution 12”
AK000001 – AK024149
AK900000 - AK999999

Stroller Strides
AG000001 – AG011163
AG900000 - AG999999

Revolution Duallie
AH000001 – AH072921
AH900000 - AH999999

Revolution Duallie 12”
AL000001 – AL012657
AL900000 - AL999999

Stroller Strides Duallie
AM000001 – AM003229
AM900000 - AM999999

The strollers were sold at REI, buy buy Baby, and other stores nationwide.

They were also sold online at Babiesrus.com, Target.com and Amazon.com between April 2002 and February 2011 for between $300 and $600.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and remove the drawstring.

If using a separately purchased Weather Shield or Sun Shield accessory with the recalled stroller, owners should contact B.O.B. Trailers for a free canopy retrofit kit.

The company is available at (855) 242-2245 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or at www.bobcanopy.com.

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