B.O.B. Strollers recalled

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On February 23rd, 2011, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with B.O.B. Trailers Inc announced a voluntary recall for 11 different models of their single and double B.O.B. strollers due to a potential strangulation hazard .

What does this mean for you?

This recall involves the following 11 models of B.O.B.® single and double strollers. The name “B.O.B” appears on the cargo basket under the stroller and on the front of the stroller. All of the recalled strollers have a yellow/orange drawstring at the rear of the canopy which is used to gather loose fabric when the canopy is pulled back. Strollers have the serial number either stamped in the frame or on a white label located on the stroller’s rear right leg.
Model    Serial # ranges
Sport Utility Stroller    12362 – 35107
AA00001 – AA025490
Sport Utility Stroller D’Lux    12362 – 35107
AB000001 – AB007940
Ironman®    800000 – 803700
AC000001- AC027923
Sport Utility Duallie    002001 – 008068
AD000001 – AD011252
Ironman® Duallie    AE000001 – AE008909
Revolution    AF000001 – AF189112
Revolution 12”    AK000001 – AK024149
Stroller Strides®    AG000001 – AG011163
Revolution Duallie    AH000001 – AH072921
Revolution Duallie 12”    AL000001 – AL012657
Stroller Strides® Duallie    AM000001 – AM003229

These strollers were sold at REI, buy buy Baby and other stores nationwide and on the Web at Babiesrus.com, Target.com and Amazon.com between April 2002 and February 2011 for between $300 and $600.

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What should you do if you own or have purchased one of these products?

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and remove the drawstring. If using a separately purchased Weather Shield or Sun Shield accessory with the recalled stroller, contact B.O.B. Trailers for a free canopy retrofit kit.

Configuration    Use Stroller Only    Use Stroller With Optional
Weather Shield Accessory    Use Stroller With Optional
Sun Shield Accessory
Remedy    Remove Drawstring

For additional information, or to order a canopy retrofit kit, contact B.O.B. Trailers at (855) 242-2245 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday.