The Qbit strollers have been designated a hazard due to the stroller’s folding side hinge that can pinch the caregivers hand during unfolding. Additionally, the stroller may fold unexpectedly during use, posing an injury and fall hazard to the caregiver and child.
Several injuries have been reported.
Recall Details for the Qbit Stroller
According to the U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission, there are about 29,400 gb Qbit lightweight being recalled. The stroller are made for children up to 50 pounds.
There have been five reports of consumers being pinched by the stroller hinge mechanism. Four consumers were cut needing stitches.
Additionally, there have been 71 reports of the stroller unexpectedly folding during use, which caused 12 minor bumps or bruises to a child or caregiver and one fractured wrist and elbow to an adult due to a fall.
The strollers were sold at Babies R US, Albeebaby.com, Amazon.com, Dsmartstores.com, Medbroad.com, and other online retailers and retail stores nationwide from May 2015 through November 2016 for about $180
Description of Recalled Qbit Strollers
The following information was provided by the CPSC:
- The strollers have 4 sets of 2 wheels
- A five-point harnessed restraint system, a full sized reclining seat, a storage basket, a removable cup holder, and a travel storage bag
- The stroller can be used as a travel system with infant carriers
- Black with an accent color
- The “gb” red box logo is printed on the harness and on both sides of the stroller legs
- “Qbit” is printed in white on the stroller legs
- The model number and date of manufacture are printed on a sticker on the rear leg of the stroller, directly above the wheels, next to the storage basket. Recalled models include: