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B.O.B. Ironman and Stroller Strides single and double jogging strollers

Date: 
October 11, 2011
Brand: 
B.O.B. Trailers Inc., of Boise, Idaho
Sold At: 

REI, Babies R' Us and other children's product and sporting goods stores nationwide and Amazon.com between November 1998 and October 2011 for between $280 and $600.

Problem:

The stroller canopy's embroidered logo's backing patch can detach, posing a choking hazard to babies and young children.

Product Numbers Recalled: 
About 411,700 in the United States and 27,000 in Canada (357,000 units were recalled in February 2011 due to strangulation hazard posed by canopy drawstring)
If You Own This Product: 

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers until they remove the embroidery backing patch from the interior of the canopy's logo. Consumers should contact B.O.B. Trailers for instructions on removing the backing.

Consumer Contact: 

For additional information, contact B.O.B. Trailers toll-free at (855) 242-2245 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.bobnotices.com

Incidents/Injuries: 

The firm has received six reports of children mouthing the detached patch. Gagging and choking were reported in two incidents. The backing was removed from the children's mouth without injury. In each of the reported incidents, the children were seated in an infant car seat attached to the stroller.

Manufactured In: 
Taiwan and China

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