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B.O.B. Jogging Strollers Recalled

Date:
October 11, 2011
Category:
Strollers
Company/Brand:
B.O.B. Trailers Inc.
The Danger:
The stroller canopy's embroidered logo's backing patch can detach, posing a choking hazard to babies and young children. B.O.B. 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.
Description:
This recall involves all (about 411,700) B.O.B. strollers manufactured between November 1998 and November 2010. Strollers manufactured after October 2006 have a white label affixed to the back of the stroller's leg with the manufacturing date. Strollers with no manufacturing date listed were produced prior to October 2006 and are included in this recall. The strollers were sold in single seat and double-seat models. The B.O.B., Ironman or Stroller Strides brand name is embroidered on the canopy of the strollers.
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.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using the recalled strollers until you 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. Contact the company toll-free at 855-242-2245 or visit bobnotices.com.
For More Information:
cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12006.html