Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Britax Child Safety, Inc. have announced a recall on select B-Ready Strollers and replacement B-Ready Top Seats manufactured between April 1, 2010 and December 31, 2012. The foam-padded bar, which a child may bite and ingest a piece of, poses a choking hazard. Approximately 11,320 B-Ready Strollers and/or Top Seats were sold in Canada and approximately 49,000 were distributed in the United States.
The model numbers included in the recall are:
Health Canada has received one report of a child biting off a piece of foam on the arm bar, but no injury was reported. Britax has received nine reports in Canada and 117 reports in the United States of children biting the foam arm bar. There have been no reports of injuries in Canada and five injuries in the United States.
If you have one of these products: You should immediately remove and discontinue use of the foam-padded arm bar and contact Britax for a free zippered fabric arm bar cover and a warning label to apply to their strollers or replacement top seat. You can continue to use your B-Ready strollers without the arm bar attached. Visit the Britax recall website to request your replacement kit. For more information, you can call the Britax Customer Service Department at 1-800-683-2045, email Britax.Recall@britax.com.
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