2 Million Strollers From Graco Being Recalled - Make Sure You Don't Have One.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Graco Children’s Products Inc., of Atlanta, Ga., just announced the...
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Graco Children’s Products Inc., of Atlanta, Ga., just announced the recall of about 2 million Graco strollers due to risk of entrapment and strangulation. According to the CPSC, Graco has received four reports of infant strangulation that occurred in these strollers between 2003 and 2005. Also, CPSC is aware of five reports of infants becoming entrapped, resulting in cuts and bruises, and one report of an infant having difficulty breathing. THE PROBLEM: Entrapment and strangulation can occur. Infants younger than 12 months are especially vulnerable, but all kids using these strollers are at risk. An infant can pass through the opening between the stroller tray and seat bottom, and his/her head and neck can become entrapped by the tray. Infants who become entrapped at the neck are at risk of strangulation. WHAT'S BEING RECALLED: Older versions of the Graco Quattro Tour and MetroLite strollers and travel systems manufactured before January 2008. This recall also involves Graco Quattro Tour strollers and travel systems manufactured prior to November 2006 and MetroLite strollers and travel systems manufactured prior to July 2007. The strollers were sold at AAFES, Babies R Us, Burlington Coat Factory, Fred Meyer, Kmart, Meijers, Navy Exchange, Sears, Target, Walmart and other stores nationwide between November 2000 and December 2007 for between $90 and $190 for the strollers, and between $190 and $250 for travel systems. You can find the stroller model numbers on a label at the lower portion of the rear frame, just above the rear wheels or underneath the stroller. To see a full list of all models involved in the recall, visit CPSC. WHAT TO DO: If you have one of these strollers stop using it immediately and contact Graco for a free repair kit. To order a repair kit, contact Graco toll-free at (877) 828-4046 or visit the Graco website.

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