Britax Childcare Pty Ltd—Steelcraft Agile, Agile Plus, Agile Twin. BOB Motion, Hipod iFold Strollers

PRA number

2014/14020

Published date

Product description

4 wheeled stroller suitable for children up to around 3 years of age with swivel wheels and a layback backrest.
The Twin model is configured to carry two children side by side.
Agile_Black
Agile-Plus-Black
Agile Twin Stroller_Black
Bob-Motion
Hipod ifold_ Image
Identifying features
Strollers are known by name rather than the model number. There are various models:- Steelcraft 30145 - AGILE 4 FOREST 30147 - AGILE 4 BLACK 30148 - AGILE 4 RED 30149 - AGILE 4 SHELL 30154 - AGILE TWIN BLACK 30155 - AGILE TWIN FOREST 36922 - AGILE PLUS BLACK 36923 - AGILE PLUS SUNFLOWER 36924 - AGILE PLUS KINGFISHER 36925 - AGILE PLUS PINK 36934 - AGILE PLUS 4 GRANITE 36935 - AGILE PLUS 4 BLUE BOB ST36928 - BOB MOTION 3 NAVY ST36929 - BOB MOTION 3 ORANGE Hipod 308 - HIPOD I FOLD STROLLER RED 309 - HIPOD IFOLD BLACK

Other identifying numbers

Strollers are known by name rather than the model number. There are various models:-
Steelcraft
30145 - AGILE 4 FOREST
30147 - AGILE 4 BLACK
30148 - AGILE 4 RED
30149 - AGILE 4 SHELL
30154 - AGILE TWIN BLACK
30155 - AGILE TWIN FOREST
36922 - AGILE PLUS BLACK
36923 - AGILE PLUS SUNFLOWER
36924 - AGILE PLUS KINGFISHER
36925 - AGILE PLUS PINK
36934 - AGILE PLUS 4 GRANITE
36935 - AGILE PLUS 4 BLUE
BOB
ST36928 - BOB MOTION 3 NAVY
ST36929 - BOB MOTION 3 ORANGE
Hipod
308 - HIPOD I FOLD STROLLER RED
309 - HIPOD IFOLD BLACK

What are the defects?

A consumer’s finger may become caught in the stroller hinge while the stroller is being folded.

What are the hazards?

This presents a finger laceration hazard to consumers folding the stroller.

What should consumers do?

If consumers are affected they can request a hinge cover kit be either
• Completing the online order form at www.britax.com.au
or
• Calling Britax Childcare Help line
Australia 1800 806 974 (9.30 am to 5pm Eastern Summer Time)
advising a model of stroller, date code and your address.

Consumers may continue to use the stroller, but when folding press the release the button and then pull the release strap at the center of the seat with the same hand to avoid any risk of injury. Essentially keep your fingers clear of the hinge when folding. See the video on how to fold the stroller safely at www.britax.com.au

Traders who sold this product

Various children's nursery furniture retailers in all States for Steelcraft Agile and BOB Motion strollers, and Target Australia stores nationwide for the iFold Stroller.

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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