bob stroller recall 2011More than 350,000 BOB strollers are being recalled across the U.S. and Canada over concerns a drawstring could strangle a child, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said.

At least 11 different models - both single and double strollers - are included in this recall, which was announced after an 11-month-old girl got tangled in the drawstring, the CPSC said.The strollers being recalled have a yellow/orange drawstring at the back of the canopy used to gather the fabric when the canopy is pulled back. A serial number can be found on the stroller's rear right leg.

The were sold since April 2002 by REI, buy buy Baby,, and $300-$600.

If you have one of the recalled strollers, the CPSC urges that you stop using it and remove the drawstring. If you bought the "Weather Shield" or "Sun Shield" accessory with the recalled stroller, you'll need to contact BOB for a free canopy retrofit kit.

Consumers who want more information or to order a canopy retrofit kit, can call BOB at (855) 242-2245 weekdays between 10:30 a.m.and 7 p.m. Eastern Time or visit the company's recall site.

Become a fan of Consumer Ally on Facebook.

Increase your money and finance knowledge from home

Finding Stock Ideas

Learn to do your research and find investments.

View Course »

Basics of Diversification

Learn one of the fundamental concepts of building a portfolio.

View Course »

Add a Comment

*0 / 3000 Character Maximum

1 Comment

Filter by:

Mitch sorry to hear that a little girl was tangled from the drawstring on bob strollers I will check it out as soon as I can.

August 08 2011 at 10:57 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply