WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- A federal consumer protection agency said a Fort Collins, Colo., company, phil&teds, is recalling 29,200 jogging strollers in the United States and Canada.
Fingers can become cut or even amputated by the hinge mechanism when folding or unfolding the stroller, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said in a statement.
The recall involves sport v2 and classic v1 model single-seat jogging strollers.
The strollers have three wheels, a seat and a canopy. The v2 model was sold in a variety of colors with serial numbers 0308/0001 to 0510/0840. The v1 model involved in the recall, sold in red only, includes serial numbers 0308/0001 to 0510/0906.
The strollers were sold in Canada and the United States from May 2008 through July 2010 for between $350 and $450.
Consumers were advised to stop using the strollers and contact phil&teds USA to arrange for delivery of a free hinge cover kit and repair instructions.
Consumers can call 877-432-1642 for information.
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