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Have you seen this recall?

Don't know if this is posted anywhere else but here it is:

Stroller Recall
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
MILLION BABY STROLLERS WERE RECALLED AFTER 12 KIDS HAD THEIR FINGERTIPS CUT OFF BY DEFECTIVE HINGES



Yesterday, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced they're recalling more than ONE MILLION baby strollers sold since 1999 by a company called Maclaren USA.
--Apparently, the Maclaren strollers have a hinge defect that's injured 15 kids, and 12 of them had to have their fingertips AMPUTATED. The stroller models that have been recalled are the:


--Volo


--Triumph


--Quest Sport


--Quest Mod



--Techno XT


--Techno XLR



--Twin Triumph


--Twin Techno and the . . .



--Easy Traveler (ABC News)

--If you own one

Answer Question
 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:34 PM on Nov. 10, 2009 in Just for Fun

Answers (7)
  • --If you own one of the models that's been recalled, you can order a free repair kit with specially-designed hinge covers by calling 877-688-2326
    http://www.bigi1079.com/pages/Recalls.html

    Sorry the end got cut off.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:35 PM on Nov. 10, 2009

  • OMG that's terrible!!
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 3:37 PM on Nov. 10, 2009

  • I seen it on the news last night-scary and terrible for those children. If anyone has this stroller pleeeease call the company to take care of it
    heartfrommyson

    Answer by heartfrommyson at 3:38 PM on Nov. 10, 2009

  • Yikes! We have a Maclaren, but my kids are past the stage of using it. I was planning to give it to a friend of mine for her son. Thank you for the post. I'm going to get that kit to make it safe before I give it to her.
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 3:59 PM on Nov. 10, 2009

  • Nice. I just went to the website and it took me about a minute to request it. Thanks again.
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 4:03 PM on Nov. 10, 2009

  • Your welcome!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:20 PM on Nov. 10, 2009

  • Oh those poor kids! I'm glad I have a safety first stroller.
    bjw_053109

    Answer by bjw_053109 at 6:36 PM on Nov. 10, 2009

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