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Qbit Strollers Recalled Due to Laceration, Fall Hazards

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    U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
    Aria Child recalls about 29,400 Qbit strollers after 12 reports of the strollers folding unexpectedly and five reports of pinching hands during folding.

    Nearly 30,000 strollers have been recalled due to a defect that poses laceration and fall hazards.

    Aria Child recalled their Qbit strollers after 71 reports that the stroller can fold unexpectedly during use, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. There have been 12 reports of bumps or bruises and one of a fractured wrist and elbow due to falls.

    Five consumers also reported being pinched by the stroller's hinge mechanism during folding, resulting in the need for stitches.

    The recalled strollers are black with an accent color. The “gb” red box logo is printed on the harness and both sides of the stroller legs and “Qbit” is printed on the legs. The model number and manufacture date can be found on a sticker on the rear leg.

    The strollers were sold for about $180 at stores including Babies 'R' Us and online at websites including Albeebaby.com and Amazon.com from May 2015 through November 2016.

    Consumers should stop using recalled strollers immediately and contact Aria Child at 888-591-5540 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays or online at www.ariachild.com for a free replacement stroller.