BOB single and double stroller recall

On February 23, 2011 B.O.B.® single and double strollers have been jointly recalled with B.O.B. Trailers, Health Canada, and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC).

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.

  • Sport Utility Stroller Serial # 12362-35107, AA00001-AA025490
  • Sport Utility Stroller D'Lux Serial #12362-35107, AB000001-AB007940
  • Ironman® Serial # 800000-803700, AC000001-AC027923
  • Sport Utility Duallie Serial # 002001-008068, AD000001-AD011252
  • Ironman® Duallie Serial # AE000001-AE008909
  • Revolution Serial # AF000001-AF189112
  • Revolution 12" Serial # AK000001-AK024149
  • Stroller Strides® Serial # AG000001-AG011163
  • Revolution Duallie Serial # AH000001-AH072921
  • Revolution Duallie 12" Serial # AL000001-AL012657
  • Stroller Strides® Duallie Serial # AM000001-AM003229

What is the danger?

The stroller's drawstring can get wrapped around a child's neck, posing a strangulation hazard.

In the United States, B.O.B. Trailers has received one report of an incident with no reported injuries.

At time of the recall neither B.O.B. Trailers nor Health Canada has received any reports of incidents or injuries, involving Canadians, related to the hazard for these strollers.

What should I do?

You should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and remove the drawstring. Instructions on removing the drawstrings can be found in the B.O.B. Stroller Voluntary Recall posting.

If you use the stroller with the optional Weather Shield accessory or Sun Shield accessory then you should remove the drawstring and install a canopy retrofit kit. Free retrofit kits can be ordered from the B.O.B. Trailers recall website.

If you want more information or to order a canopy repair kit, contact B.O.B. Trailers at 1-855-242-2245 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or visit the B.O.B. Stroller Voluntary Recall posting.

How many were sold and where?

Approximately 20,000 affected strollers were sold in Canada. In the United States, approximately 337,000 were sold. The recalled strollers were sold at various specialty stores and online retailers.

These recalled products were sold primarily between April 2002 and late spring 2010 in Canada and the United States.

The strollers were manufactured in Taiwan and China. The manufacturer is B.O.B. Trailers Inc. of Boise, Idaho.