Graco Recalls Strollers Due to Child Safety Hazards

Posted by newsinfusion on Jan. 20, 2010

For more info visit www.newsinfusion.comWASHINGTON, D.C (January 20, 2010). – In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Graco Children’s Products is voluntarily recalling about 1.5 million strollers. The recall includes certain models of the Graco Passage, Alano and Spree Strollers and travel systems.The hinges on the stroller’s canopy pose a fingertip amputation and laceration hazard to the child when the consumer is opening or closing the canopy. Graco has received seven reports of children placing their fingers in the stroller’s canopy hinge mechanism, including five fingertip amputations and two lacerations.CPSC’s video news release includes soundbites from CPSC Chairman Inez Tenenbaum, Spanish spokesperson Arlene Flecha, and b-roll of the recalled Graco stroller.For more visit CPSC.gov or call CPSCs Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772,Graco manufactured two different styles of hinge mechanisms for these stroller models. Only strollers or travel systems with a ...

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