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Jogging strollers recalled after rear brakes cut off child’s fingertip

Stroller images courtesy CPSC

Greater than 14,000 jogging strollers bought by UPPAbaby have been recalled after a baby’s fingertip was amputated by a stroller’s rear disc brakes.

Based on the Shopper Product Security Fee, the corporate’s all-terrain RIDGE jogging strollers have openings that may trigger amputation or laceration if fingers get caught within the openings whereas the stroller is in use. There was one report of a kid who was not within the stroller dropping a fingertip after it obtained caught within the stroller’s rear brakes.

The recall entails the entire all-terrain RIDGE fashions, which have an extendable cover with a mesh window and zipper pocket, disc hand brake system and an adjustable handlebar with a wrist strap. The mannequin quantity “1401-RDG-US” is printed on the left aspect of the stroller body.

About 14,400 strollers have been bought at BuyBuyBaby, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Pottery Barn Youngsters and different kids’s shops from October 2021 by way of August 2022. The strollers are additionally accessible on Amazon and promote for about $600., the CPSC mentioned.

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Prospects ought to cease utilizing the recalled strollers and phone UPPAbaby to obtain free substitute brake discs for each wheels. 

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