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Maclaren USA Strollers

Date: 
May 12, 2011
Brand: 
Maclaren
Sold At: 

Juvenile product and mass merchandise retailers nationwide from 1999 through November 2009 for between $100 and $360.

Problem:

The stroller's hinge mechanism poses a fingertip amputation and laceration hazard to the child when the consumer is unfolding/opening the stroller.

Product Numbers Recalled: 
About one million (this product was recalled in November 2009)
If You Own This Product: 

Consumers who have not installed the hinge covers should immediately contact Maclaren USA to receive the free repair kit.

Consumer Contact: 

Consumers who have not received or installed the hinge covers should contact Maclaren USA at hingecovers@maclaren-usa.com to obtain the free repair kit. Consumers also can call Maclaren toll-free at (877) 688-2326 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

Incidents/Injuries: 

Maclaren has received a total of 149 reported incidents with the strollers, including 37 reported injuries that occurred after the stroller was recalled in November 2009. These reported injuries include five additional fingertip amputations, 16 additional lacerations and 16 additional fingertip entrapments/bruising. At the time of the original recall, there were 15 incidents, including 12 reports of fingertip amputations in the United States.

Manufactured In: 
China

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