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Strollers Recalled

Strollers Recalled

Posted - Jun. 23, 2004 at 2:19 p.m.



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(Washington-AP) -- The government says hundreds of thousands of baby strollers can be dangerous for babies.

An Indiana company is recalling 300,000 strollers because the seat can partially detach, causing the infant to fall.

There have been nearly 80 reports of problems, including infants suffering bumps and bruises. One child had a slight concussion, while another had cuts that needed stitches.

Dorel Juvenile Group USA is recalling the COSCO "Rock 'N Roller" strollers. They were sold at a number of stores nationwide from April 1996 through August 2002.

(Consumers should stop using the strollers immediately and call to see how to inspect a stroller for possible replacement. Call 1-800-711-0402 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Eastern time Monday through Friday.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission: http://www.cpsc.gov Dorel Juvenile Group: http://www.djgusa.com

(Copyright 2004 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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