The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Graco Children’s Products Inc., of Atlanta, Ga., is announcing the recall of about 2 million Graco strollers due to risk of entrapment and strangulation. CPSC and Graco have already received four reports of infant strangulations and five five reports of infants becoming entrapped, resulting in cuts and bruises that occurred in these strollers. In addition, there is one report of an infant having difficulty breathing.
IF YOU HAVE A QUATTRO OR METROLITE STROLLER ON THE LIST BELOW STOP USING IT IMMEDIATELY!
*Quattro and MetroLite strollers ending with the number 3 are NOT affected by this recall.
The strollers were sold at AAFES, Babies R Us, Burlington Coat Factory, Fred Meyer, 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.
More information and the official recall can be found at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11015.html