The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Graco Children’s Products has issued a recall for 4.9 million strollers because a folding hinge on the stroller’s die poses an amputation risk.
Graco reports they have received 11 reports of finger injury including six fingertip amputation and four reports of partial fingertip amputation.
The strollers involved in the recall includes 11 Graco and Century-brand strollers with a build date between August 2000 and September 2014.
The stillers were sold in a wide range of stores including Toys “R” Us Inc., Target and Wal-Mart Stores and have the names: Aspen, Breeze, Capri, Cirrus, Glider, Kite, LiteRider, Sierra, Solara, Sterling and TravelMate Model Strollers and Travel Systems.
Contact Graco Children’s Products at 1-800-345-4109 or at their website for more information and to receive a repair kit.
Baby and Child Product Liability Attorney
If a baby or a child is seriously injured due to a product that had defective design or manufacturer, parents may wish to seek damages by filing a product liability claim. Product liability claim can be made against manufacturers, distributors and suppliers.
The following list contains a representation of some of the products that were recalled after deaths or serious injury to children.
- Drop-side cribs
- Defective child restraints
- Unsafe clothing or bedding
- Adulterated food products
- Magnetic toys
- Airsoft guns
- Bumbo Baby Seats
- Pocket bikes
- Nanny and Nap Nanny
Every year, thousands of children suffer injury or are killed due to defective or dangerous products. The Farber Law Group, a Bellevue personal injury law firm, has experience investigating and litigating cases involving dangerous products.