Maclaren USA Recalls Strollers Following Fingertip Amputations
Maclaren USA, manufacturer of baby strollers, has voluntarily recalled all their strollers after receiving reports of fingertip amputations of children who inadvertently placed their fingers in the hinges of the stroller. Maclaren received 15 reports of children placing their fingers in the stroller’s hinge mechanism, resulting in 12 reports of fingertip amputations in the United States.
The recall involves all Maclaren single and double umbrella strollers. The affected models include Volo, Triumph, Quest Sport, Quest Mod, Techno XT, Techno XLR, Twin Triumph, Twin Techno and Easy Traveler. The word “Maclaren” is printed on the stroller.
The strollers were sold at retailers nationwide from 1999 through November 2009 and were priced between $100 to $360.00
Consumers should stop using these strollers immediately and contact Maclaren USA at the firm’s recall hotline: (877) 688-2326 or at www.maclaren.us/recall.
This information provided through the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). You can reach the CPSC at the CPSC Recall Hotline at (800) 638-2772, or at www.cpsc.gov.
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