The recalled strollers were made before March 2010 and have a yellow/orange drawstring at the rear of the canopy which is used to gather loose fabric when the canopy is pulled back.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with B.O.B, today announced a voluntary recall approximately 357,000 BOB strollers. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: B.O.B.® single and double strollers
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.
Injuries/Incidents: 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.
Description: This recall involves the following 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.
Model Serial # ranges Sport Utility Stroller 12362 – 35107
AA00001 – AA025490
Sport Utility Stroller D’Lux 12362 – 35107
AB000001 – AB007940
Ironman® 800000 – 803700
Sport Utility Duallie 002001 – 008068
AD000001 – AD011252
Ironman® Duallie AE000001 – AE008909 Revolution AF000001 – AF189112 Revolution 12” AK000001 – AK024149 Stroller Strides® AG000001 – AG011163 Revolution Duallie AH000001 – AH072921 Revolution Duallie 12” AL000001 – AL012657 Stroller Strides® Duallie AM000001 – AM003229
Sold at: REI, buy buy Baby and other stores nationwide and on the Web at Babiesrus.com, Target.com and Amazon.com between April 2002 and February 2011 for between $300 and $600.
Manufactured in: Taiwan and China
Go to the CPSC website or bobcanopy.com for more information.