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Maclaren Issues Recall for Faulty Hinge on Stroller

Maclaren Recalls One Million Strollers

One of the top pram producing companies of the world is facing a tough task this morning. The always-popular Maclaren is recalling one million strollers that were sold between 1999 to the present. The problem at hand? Faulty hinges. The press release issued by U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports wee fingers are at risk of getting severed during the unfolding or opening of the stroller.

Parents are being advised to stop using their strollers immediately until the models are known and the repair kits are issued. The buggy manufacturer will be providing the hinge covers on their website and through a hotline. The models have not been announced yet as the recall was to be released tomorrow. We will have an update on the make and model when the information becomes available.

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smacnew smacnew 6 years
nightmare
shschaill shschaill 6 years
This information is inaccurate. CPSC Press release: "Hazard: the strollers hinge mechanism poses a fingertip amputation and laceration hazard to the child when the consumer is unfoldig/opening the stroller" http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PREREL/prhtml10/10033.html please correct your post.
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