Popular stroller company UPPAbaby is recalling a lot more than 14,000 jogging strollers following the tip of a child’s finger got caught in the brake and was amputated.
“The strollers rear disc brakes have openings that may cause amputation or laceration in case a non-occupant childs fingertip gets caught in the openings as the stroller is used,” said a Thursday statement from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. One incident has been reported.
The voluntary recall involves all UPPAbaby all-terrain RIDGE jogging strollers in white, charcoal and slate blue.
The serial amounts of the strollers start out with 1401RDGUS and so are on the proper side of the stroller frame. The model number 1401-RDG-US is printed on the left side of the stroller frame.
The strollers were sold from October of this past year until last month for approximately $600 to get like BuyBuyBaby, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Pottery Barn Kids and on Amazon.com.
The merchandise safety commission said customers should stop utilizing the stroller immediately and contact UPPAbaby free of charge replacement brake disks.
UPPAbaby is known as a premiere stroller brand. A few of their strollers tend to be more than $1,000.
A statement on UPPAbaby’s site said: “Our priority at UPPAbaby may be the safety of children.”
“We conduct extensive testing to make sure UPPAbaby products meet all global industry and regulatory standards. Despite passing all tests and meeting all standards, UPPAbaby received one report concerning the all-terrain RIDGE stroller,” said the statement. “Predicated on one consumer are accountable to us, we believe the injury is probable because of consumer misuse.”
Elisha Fieldstadt is really a breaking news reporter for NBC News.