The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced recalls of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s new searchable on line product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov.
Units: About 337,000 in the United States and 20,000 in Canada
Importer: B.O.B. Trailers Inc., of Boise, Idaho
Hazard: A drawstring on the stroller can get wrapped around a child’s neck, posing a strangulation hazard.
Description: Recalled are 11 models of B.O.B. single and double strollers that have a yellow/orange drawstring at the rear of the canopy to gather loose fabric when the canopy is pulled back. The serial number ranges (stamped on the frame or on a white label on the stroller’s rear right leg) are 12362-35107 AA00001-AA025490; 12362-35107 AB000001-AB007940; 800000-803700 AC000001-AC027923; 002001-008068 AD000001-AD011252; AE000001-AE008909; AF000001-AF189112; AK000001-AK024149; AG000001-AG011163; AH000001-AH072921; AL000001-AL012657; and AM000001-AM003229.
Sold at: REI, buy buy Baby and other stores nationwide and online at Babiesrus.com, Target.com and Amazon.com between April 2002 and February 2011 for $300 to $600.
Remedy: Remove the drawstring. If using a separately purchased weather or sun shield accessory with the stroller, contact the company for a retrofit kit.
Contact: Call 855-242-2245 or visit www.bobcanopy.com.