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Stroller Recall: 1.5 Million Graco Strollers Recalled

Stroller giant Graco announced a recall today on nearly 1.5 million of its strollers, after the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) found that many styles pose significant risks for fingertip amputations and lacerations. These risks, which mirror those of the Maclaren stroller recall back in November 2009, are caused when the hinges of the stroller canopy are opened and closed. To date, Graco has received seven reports of children injured by the canopy hinge—five fingertip amputations and two lacerations.

Wondering if your stroller style has been recalled? According to the CPSC, the recall involves the Graco Passage, Alano, and Spree strollers, as well as strollers and travel systems with the following model numbers:

6303MYC3
7240DNB
7240DNB2
7240MKL2
7240MKL3
7F02GLM3
6320IVY
6320LAU
7241DDH2
7241DHO3
7F04TAY3
6330CAP
6330THR
6330THR3
7255CLP
7255CLP2
7255CRA2
7255CRA3
7255CSA3
7255GPK3
7255GRN
7255GRN2
7255JJB3
7255ORC2
7255WLO2
7255WLO3
7F07EMA3
6F00QIN3
6F00RRY3
7256CLO2
7256SPM2
7256SPM3
7F08DSW3
7F08LAN3
6F03GLN3
7260BAN
7260BAN2
7260BAN3
7260MRA2
7260MRA3
7260PKR
7260PKR2
7G00DLS3
7G00DLS4
6G10CSE3
7270BIA
7270BIA2
6303MYC
7255WLO2
7255WLO3
7F07EMA3
6F00QIN3
6F00RRY3
7256CLO2
7256SPM2
7256SPM3
7F08DSW3
7F08LAN3
6F03GLN3
7260BAN
7260BAN2
7260BAN3
7260MRA2
7260MRA3
7260PKR
7260PKR2
7G00DLS3
7G00DLS4
6G10CSE3
7270BIA
7270BIA2
7G01CRL3

Please note: Graco makes two different kinds of stroller hinges. According to the CPSC, only strollers or travel systems with plastic, jointed hinge mechanisms that have indented canopy positioning notches are included in the recall. Compare the photos below to see whether or not you have an affected hinge.


All recalled stroller styles were sold between October 2004 and December 2009 at nationwide retailers including Walmart, Target, Babies "R" Us, and Sears. If your family currently uses one of these strollers, stop using it immediately, and please spread the word to anyone you know who may be using one.

> For additional info on the stroller recall, you can contact Graco at (800) 345-4109 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday, or visit their website at GracoBaby.com.

> Read more of the official statement from the CPSC.

-- January 20, 2010

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-- Kaitlin Stanford

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