Britax is recalling more than 200,000 strollers sold in Kentucky, Indiana and nationwide due to a risk of personal injury. There have been multiple reports of injuries associated with the strollers detailed below, including severe lacerations and at least one partial finger amputation.
The recall impacts about 216,000 Britax B-Agile, B-Agile Double and BOB Motion strollers manufactured between March 2011 and June 2013. The recalled strollers include the following model numbers:
- U341763 (B-Agile)
- U341764 (B-Agile)
- U341782 (B-Agile)
- U341783 (B-Agile)
- U361818 (B-Agile Double)
- U361819 (B-Agile Double)
- U391820 (BOB Motion)
- U391821 (BOB Motion)
- U391822 (BOB Motion)
The single and double strollers were sold in several color schemes, including black, kiwi, navy, orange, red and sandstone.
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the hinge on the strollers’ folding mechanisms can injure consumers’ fingers when they press the release button while pulling on the release strap. The CPSC lists numerous reports of injuries, including partial finger amputation, lacerations and broken fingers.
The affected Britax strollers were sold at major retailers and juvenile specialty stores nationwide, as well as online at amazon.com, buybuybaby.com, diapers.com, toysrus.com and other web retailers, between May 2011 and June 2013 for between $250 and $450.
Consumers with these strollers should discontinue their use immediately. For additional information, please see the CPSC Britax stroller recall page.