Valco Baby has issued a recall of almost 12,000 jogging strollers because of a strangulation hazard. No injuries have been reported but Valco Baby somehow became aware that the opening between the grab bar and seat bottom leaves room for a child to slide through and get stuck at the neck, creating a risk of choking or strangulation.
The Valco Baby strollers subject to this recall were sold between November of 2007 and March of this year at juvenile product stores and websites, most notably, at Amazon.com.
The risk is caused by the grab bar on the stroller. Valco Baby advises removing the grab bar and contacting the company for a replacement at 800-610-7850.