Wednesday, October 20, 2010

graco stroller recall


graco stroller recall

October 20, 2010 - the drowning deaths of four babies has led to recall two million Graco Quattro and metro lite brand strollers.The deaths are not new. They occurred between 2003 and 2005. This disturbs Donald Mays, director of Consumer Reports for safety.

"It gives me a lot. It seems to me far too long Graco recalled these products," says Mays webm. "It seems that this company is, in many cases, when an injury happens before anything happened." In 2005, Mays said, Graco has already imposed a civil penalty for failure to record the problems of the U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) report.

In January, the Graco strollers recalled 1.5 million children have lost five fingers in the crown of the current recall hinge.The strollers were sold between November 2000 and December 2007.The risk to infants, especially children under the age of 12 months, you can slip through the opening of the tank and the seat stroller. These walkers, the opening is large enough for the body of the infant to slip, but not big enough for the baby's head. Infants can strangle it caught her by the neck.

In addition to the four deaths, the CPSC received five reports of infants becoming trapped in the strollers, which cuts and bruises, and one report of a child has difficulty breathing.These problems occur when the baby in the stroller harness and ensure a child unattended in the stroller.

Mays says that Consumer Reports has a new version of the Graco Quattro and metro lite stroller tested, and that both models meet the stringent safety tests.However, two other manufacturers of other brands of strollers - Baby ValĨa Tech pooch - not the tests. Consumer Reports notified CPSC, and the products were recalled two weeks ago.

The consumers immediately stop using the recalled Graco strollers and contact Graco for a free repair 877-838-4046 kit.Here "list for tourists in the current recall. The model numbers are printed on a label on the bottom of the rear frame, only the above or below the rear wheel of the stroller. The name "Graco" appears on the label on the stroller tray and headrest.

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