Recall: Graco's Passage, Alano and Spree Strollers and Travel Systems
On 2010-01-20, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Graco's Passage, Alano and Spree Strollers and Travel Systems due to a potential amputation and laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2004 for about $80 to $200.
About 2 million units are involved in this Graco stroller recall. Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported. 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 2010.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 7 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 345-4109
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What is the problem?
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.
Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Graco Passage, Alano and Spree Strollers and Travel Systems with the following model numbers and specific hinge mechanisms:
|6303MYC, 6303MYC3||7240DNB, 7240DNB2|
|6320IVY, 6320LAU||7241DDH2, 7241DHO3||7F04TAY3|
|6F00QIN3, 6F00RRY3||7256CLO2, 7256SPM2,|
|7235GGA, 7235GGA2||7E01JON2, 7E01JON3||7G04KRA3|
|7236CDR2||7F00LPE3, 7F00RSH3||7G05GPR3, 7G06WSR3|
|7237HOL2, 7237HOL3||7F01FOR3||7G07ABB3, 7G07BAT3|
Graco manufactured two different styles of hinge mechanisms for these stroller models. Only strollers or travel systems with a plastic, jointed hinge mechanism that has indented canopy positioning notches (see photo below) are included in this recall. The recalled strollers were manufactured between October 2004 and February 2008. The model number and manufacture date are located on the lower inside portion of the rear frame, just above the rear wheels.
These items were sold new+ at AAFES, Burlington Coat Factory, Babies "R" Us, Toys "R" Us, Kmart, Fred Meyer, Meijers, Navy Exchange, Sears, Target, Walmart and other retailers nationwide from October 2004 and December 2009 for between $80 and $90 for the strollers and between $150 and $200 for the travel systems.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and contact Graco to receive a free protective cover repair kit.
For additional information, contact Graco at (800) 345-4109 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.gracobaby.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Graco has received seven reports of children placing their fingers in the stroller's canopy hinge mechanism while the canopy was being opened or closed, resulting in five fingertip amputations and two fingertip lacerations.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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