Strollers recalled after six fingers amputated

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Millions of strollers are being recalled because of an amputation hazard.

Graco is recalling 11 models of strollers and travel systems sold during a 14-year period because the folding hinge on the side could cut off a child’s finger. Graco says the recall involves Century brand strollers that have the sliding fold-lock hinge and a one-hand fold release button on the handle.

So far, Graco has received 11 reports of finger injuries, including six reports of fingertip amputation, four reports of partial-fingertip amputations and one child got cut.

The strollers were manufactured from Aug. 1, 2000 to Sept. 25 of this year. They were sold at Target, Toys R Us, Wal-Mart and online.

Anyone with a stroller is eligible for a repair kit for the stroller. The repair kit includes covers for the hinges.

Click here for a full list of all recalled strollers. Click here for more information, including a phone number for Graco and a place to enter the model number of your stroller to check for a recall. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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