Graco Recalls 4.7 Million Strollers for Amputation Hazard
Posted on behalf of Gordon & Partners on Nov 20, 2014 in Consumer Alerts
Graco has announced that they are voluntarily recalling 4.7 million strollers that could pinch or cut a childs finger.
The impacted models have external fold lock hinges that could potentially pinch a childs finger and cause a cut or accidental amputation. Graco has received 11 reports of injuries, six of the reports were of a finger amputation.
Eleven different models are affected by the recall. The products were sold between Aug. 2000 and Nov. 2014 and include the:
- Lite Rider
Graco is offering free covers to anyone who purchased one of these affected strollers. Consumers can visit GracoBaby.com and enter the model number of their Graco stroller to determine if their stroller is dangerous.
Caregivers are being advised to exercise extreme caution when unfolding the stroller and to immediately remove the child from a stroller that begins to fold.
If you or someone you love has been injured by a defective product, you may be entitled to file a personal injury claim. The product liability attorneys at Gordon & Partners offer free legal consultations and can help you determine what your legal options are.