Stroller manufacturer Britax has issued a voluntary recall of 676,000 strollers in the United States. Federal safety officials say the car seat on B-Agile and BOB Motion strollers have broken receiver mounts that can cause the car seats to disengage and fall unexpectedly.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Britax has received 33 reports of car seats disconnecting and falling to the ground, resulting in 26 injuries. Injuries to children include scratches, bruises, bumps to the head. The company has also received 1,337 additional reports of strollers with damaged car seat receiver mounts.
The strollers were sold at stores nationwide including Babies 'R' Us, buybuy Baby and Target between May 2011 through Feb. 2017. The strollers were also available online at Amazon.com, albeebaby.com, buybuybaby.com, diapers.com, and ToysRUs.com.
All colors of the strollers are included in the recall. Consumers are urged to check if they own one of the affected models The model number can be found on the inside of the stroller’s metal frame near the right rear wheel for single strollers and in the front middle underside of the frame on double strollers. Recalled model numbers include:
S01298600, S01298700, S01635200, S02063600, S02063700, S02063800, S02063900, S02064000, S03803400, S03803500, S03803700, S03803800, S03803900, S04144400, S04144500, S04144600, S04144700, S04144800, S04144900, S04145000, S04183700, S04183800, S04184000, S04281200, S04281300, S04402800, S04437700, S04628500, S04884200, S04884300, S04884400, S04884500, S04975600, S04978900, S05060600, S05260200, S05511600, S05511700, S865800, S865900, S874300, S874400, S874500, S877200, S890100, S896000, S896200, S896600, S907200, S907300, S907400, S907500, S907600, S910200, S910300, S910400, S910500, S912300, S914300, S914500, S914700, S914900, S915200, S915400, S917400, S921800, S921900, S923700, U341763, U341764, U341782, U341783, U341825, U341826, U341828, U341X82, U34X782, U361763, U361818, U361819, U361825, U391875, U451835, U451837, U451841, U461763, U461764, U461782, U461783, U461825, U461826, U461828, U471818, U471819, U491842, U491843, U491844, U491908, U491909, U491910, U511875, U511877, U551835, U551837, U551841, U551861, U551862, U551863, U551864, U551865, U551905, U551906, U691878, U691879, U691881, U691882, U691884, U691904, U691905, U721895, U721896
S888600, S890200, S890300, S890400, S890500, S909700, S910600, S910700, S910800, S910900, S912600, U391820, U391821, U391822, U481820, U481821, U481822, U501820, U501821, U501822, U501907
The Consumer Product Safety Commission says consumers should immediately stop using their Click & Go receiver mounts and contact Britax for a free repair kit for single strollers. Owners of the recalled double strollers should stop using them with car seats attached. Parents can continue to use their stroller or car seat independently without the car seat attached to the stroller.
Consumers with questions can visit us.britax.com/recall, call toll-free at 844-227-0300 from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET Saturday or email Britax at [email protected].
You can also read about other recent safety recalls here.