Recall: Britax Recalls Modified Thru-Bolt Axles for Use with BOB Jogging Strollers Due to Fall and Injury Hazards
On 2019-07-25, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Britax Recalls Modified Thru-Bolt Axles for Use with BOB Jogging Strollers Due to Fall and Injury Hazards due to a potential fall and injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2019.
About 200 units are involved in this Britax jogging stroller recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Strollers category in 2019.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 60 similar recalls,
involving about 13 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The modified thru-bolt on the front wheel can fracture, allowing the wheel to detach from the stroller, posing fall and injury hazards to children in the stroller and adults operating the stroller.
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What should I do if I own this recalled product?
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the modified thru-bolt axle installed on the front wheel of their BOB jogging stroller. Britax is contacting consumers directly who received the modified thru-bolt axles and providing them with a free replacement thru-bolt axle. Those consumers may also contact Britax for a free replacement thru-bolt axle. Consumers who have participated in the BOB Information Campaign, and have already been contacted by Britax, will automatically receive a replacement thru-bolt.
Britax toll-free at 888-427-4829 from 9 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday, or between 9 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. ET on Friday or via email at USfirstname.lastname@example.org.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Britax has received 8 reports of the modified thru-bolt fracturing. There are no reports of injuries with the modified thru-bolt axle.
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