We all know about the largest product recall made by Graco Children’s Products Inc. that affected about 1.5 million strollers and Travel Systems.
The safety defect was that the hinges of the stroller’s canopy can result to lacerations and even amputations of the child’s fingers if it’s caught in the mechanism.
There were 5 fingertip amputations reportedly caused by the defect.
The affected models are:
• Travel Systems (check Graco website for model details)
And recently, it seems Cybex Strollers is encountering the same problems as they issued their own product recall of about 1,100 strollers after receiving a report about a child fracturing his finger in their product’s hinge mechanism.
The affected models of the product recall are:
All consumers should stop using the products and contact their respective manufacturers.
For Graco, you can call (800) 345-4109 or visit their website at www.gracbaby.com.
For Cybex, you can call (800) 593-5522 or visit www.regallager.com/recalls or send an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Both companies will provide a free protective kit to address the safety defect.
Our children are very important to us and we would try our best to post as much information as we can on various product defects that can hurt us and our families.