Graco Stroller Recall: Quattro and MetroLite, After 4 Deaths

About 2 million Graco strollers are being recalled because of risks that unharnessed babies will become trapped and unable to breathe. Four such deaths have been reported. The official recall notice is here, including a list of recalled models.

The recall involves older versions of the Graco Quattro Tour™ and MetroLite™ strollers and travel systems manufactured prior to the existence of the January 2008 voluntary industry standard which addresses the height of the opening between the stroller’s tray and the seat bottom. This voluntary standard requires larger stroller openings that prevent infant entrapment and strangulation hazards.

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