Britax Child Safety, Inc recalls BRITAX B-AGILE and BOB MOTION Strollers

Starting date:
January 30, 2014
Posting date:
January 30, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Laceration Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-37685

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Britax Child Safety Inc.

Affected products

BRITAX B-AGILE Stroller and BOB MOTION Stroller

Product description

The recall involves the BRITAX B-AGILE and BOB MOTION strollers manufactured between March 1, 2011 and June 10, 2013 with the following model numbers:

Strollers affected by this recall:
Products Product Type Model Number
B-AGILE Single Strollers B-AGILE BLACK U341782
B-AGILE RED U341783
B-AGILE KIWI U341764
B-AGILE SANDSTONE U341763
B-AGILE Double Strollers B-AGILE DOUBLE RED U361818
B-AGILE DOUBLE BLACK U361819
BOB MOTION Single Strollers BOB MOTION BLACK U391820
BOB MOTION NAVY U391821
BOB MOTION ORANGE U391822

On the B-AGILE or BOB MOTION stroller, the Date of Manufacture (DOM) label can be found on the inside of the stroller frame near the right rear wheel.

Hazard identified

BRITAX has determined that certain BRITAX B-AGILE and BOB MOTION strollers pose a laceration hazard from the folding hinge mechanism as the consumer folds the stroller.

Neither Britax nor Health Canada have received reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

However, Britax has received 8 reports of finger lacerations in the United States.

Number sold

Approximately 8,842 strollers were sold through various retailers in Canada.

Approximately 215,784 strollers were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled strollers were sold from March 2011 to June 2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Britax Child Safety Inc.
Charlotte
South Carolina
UNITED STATES

Images (select thumbnail to enlarge - opens in a new window)


What you should do

All registered owners of the affected strollers are being sent a remedy kit. If your stroller is not registered, please visit firm's website or contact the Britax information line toll free at 1-866-204-1665 or by email to order a free remedy kit.

You should confirm that your stroller is affected by visiting firm's website.

Consumers may also view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.