|Duo Tandem and Certain MetroLite(tm) Strollers
|The recalled Duo Tandem strollers, manufactured between 1994 and 1999, have two seats, one seat in front and one seat in back. The strollers have a blue, white or green plastic and steel frame. They have four wheels in the front and two wheels in the rear. The cloth seats and tops have various colors and patterns. There is a label with the model and serial number on the stroller's frame. The recalled MetroLite strollers, manufactured in 2000 and 2001, have a blue, gray or black plastic and steel frame. The cloth seat and top have various colors and patterns. the strollers have four wheels in the front and two in the rear. These strollers were sold as a stand-alone stroller and also as part of a travel system that included an infant car seat/carrier and a base. The car seat/carrier is not affected. There is a label on the cross bar under the foot rest containing the model and serial number.
|These strollers can fail to latch properly and unexpectedly collapse while in use. This can result in broken bones, cuts, bumps, bruises and other injuries to young children riding int he stroller and consumers pushing the stroller.
|Nationwide at discount, department and juvenile product stores.
|Graco - 800-981-4412; Web site - www.gracobaby.com.
|Duo Tandem stroller - January 1994 through December 2000; and MetroLite stroller - November 2000 through December 2002.
|Illinois Department of Public Health
535 West Jefferson Street
Springfield, Illinois 62761
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