The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s new searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Units: About 20,000 in the United States and 800 in Canada
Importer: Britax Child Safety Inc., of Charlotte, N.C.
Hazard: An click heard when the brake pedal is pressed can give a false impression that the brake is fully engaged.
Description: B-Nimble umbrella strollers manufactured on or after Aug. 1, 2010, have model numbers U311771, U311773, U311775 and U311780. Strollers were sold in a variety of colors, including black/silver, black/white and green/red.
Sold at: Juvenile product and mass merchandise stores nationwide and online from September 2010 to June 2011 for about $200.
Remedy: Contact Britax for replacement. Consumers who use strollers while awaiting the replacement should ensure the brake is fully engaged.
Contact: Call 888-427-4829 or visit www.britaxusa.com.