Important Product RECALLS

Product:
 Graco’s Passage, Alano and Spree Strollers
and Travel Systems

Hazard: 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.

Incidents: 7 Reports have been made, resulting in five fingertip amputations and two fingertip lacerations.

Dates&Where to Find Model #: 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.

The Following Models have been Affected:
6303MYC, 6303MYC3, 6320IVY, 6320LAU, 6330CAP, 6330THR, 6330THR3, 6F00QIN3, 6F00RRY3, 6F03GLN3, 6G10CSE3, 7235GGA, 7235GGA2, 7236CDR2, 7237HOL2, 7237HOL3, 7240DNB, 7240DNB2, 7240MKL2, 7240MKL3, 7241DDH2, 7241DHO3, 7255CLP, 7255CLP2, 7255CRA2, 7255CRA3, 7255CSA3, 7255GPK3, 7255GRN, 7255GRN2, 7255JJB3, 7255ORC2, 7255WLO2, 7255WLO3, 7256CLO2, 7256SPM2, 7256SPM3, 7260BAN, 7260BAN2, 7260BAN3, 7260MRA2, 7260MRA3, 7260PKR, 7260PKR2, 7270BIA, 7270BIA2, 7E01JON2, 7E01JON3, 7F00LPE3, 7F00RSH3, 7F01FOR3, 7F02GLM3, 7F04TAY3, 7F07EMA3, 7F08DSW3, 7F08LAN3, 7G00DLS3, 7G00DLS4, 7G01CRL3, 7G04KRA3, 7G05GPR3, 7G06WSR3, 7G07ABB3, 7G07BAT3

Solution:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers.
 Contact Graco to receive a free protective cover repair kit.  For additional information,  call (800) 345-4109 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at http://www.gracobaby.com/

For Pictures and Additional Information go to: 
http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PREREL/prhtml10/10115.html

Product:
 Dorel Asia cribs

The Hazard: The drop side hardware can fail causing the drop side to detach from the crib. When the drop side detaches it creates a space in which an infant or toddler can become entrapped and suffocate or strangle.
 The recalled cribs can aslo pose a serious entrapment and strangulation hazard when a slat is damaged. This can occur while the crib is in use, in storage, being put together, taken apart or reassembled; or during shipping and handling.

Incidents:  A report of the death of 6-month old child who became entrapped and strangled in a crib after the drop side hardware broke. The crib continued to be used after the parents tried to repair the drop side themselves. Reports of 31 drop side incidents. In six of those incidents, children were entrapped between the drop side and crib mattress. Three children suffered from bruises as a result of the entrapment. Additional reports of 36 incidents of slat breakage, including seven reports of bruises and scratches to children and two reports of entrapment that resulted in no injury.

Dates: Nationwide from January 2005 through December 2009

The Following Models have been Affected:
WM1633, WM1633-0, WM1676BC, WM1676BCR-DC, WM2163, WM2163DC, WM1633-0-DC, GP004B3EGR, GP004B3WGR, GP006BCEGR, GP006BCWGR, DA1615B3, DAKM5132, DASE5005, DASE5009, DA0504KMC-1N, DA0504KMC-1W, DA1614B3, DAKM5152, DASE5015.

Solution:
STOP using the recalled cribs immediately. 
Contact Dorel Asia to receive a free replacement kit.
For more information, call Dorel Asia toll-free at (866) 762-2304
between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

For Pictures and Additional Information go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10114.html

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1 Response to Important Product RECALLS

  1. LinLori says:

    Thanks for this post – I have a friend who has the stroller and I'm going to be sure to tell her about it!

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