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Britax B-Nimble Umbrella Stroller

Starting date:
June 23, 2011
Posting date:
June 23, 2011
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Childrens' Products, Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-500002592

Joint Recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC), and Britax Child Safety Inc.

Affected products

Britax B-Nimble Umbrella Stroller

Product description

Britax B-Nimble stroller is a single-seat umbrella stroller and has the following product codes:

  • U311771 (red)
  • U311773 (green)
  • U311775 (cowmooflage)
  • U311780 (silver-black)

The name "Britax" can be found on the front. On the stroller frame, near the storage basket, there should be a white label on each side of the stroller with the stroller model numbers, batch numbers and date of manufacture.

Hazard identified

The stroller's brake may produce an audible click when initially engaged and the brake pedal may remain depressed even though the brake has not fully engaged or locked. It may be necessary to continue to depress the brake pedal beyond the moment of the audible click to achieve full brake function. The initial click may create the false impression with the consumer that the brake is engaged.

Neither Britax, the US CPSC nor Health Canada has received reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of the brake function of the B-Nimble stroller.

For more safety tips, visit Health Canada's publication: Strollers and Carriages.

Number sold

758 strollers were sold through various retailers in Canada.

4,775 strollers were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

In Canada, the recalled strollers were sold from October 2010 to May 2011.

In the United States, the recalled strollers from September 2010 to May 2011.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Britax Child Safety Inc.
Charlotte
North Carolina
UNITED STATES
Tel: 1-888-427-4829

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately contact Britax to receive a free replacement stroller. Until the new replacement stroller is received, Britax recommends the continued use of the stroller but advises consumers to verify that the pedal is completely depressed and confirm that the brake is fully engaged, regardless of the audible click, every time the brake system is used.

For more information, consumers may contact Britax Customer Service at 1-800-683-2045.

Consumers who have not registered their product or need to verify existing registration should contact the Britax information line, toll free at 1-888-427-4829 or visit http://www.britax.com.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.