Phil&Teds Stroller Recall

Phil&Teds Stroller Recall

phil&teds USA Recall to Repair “sport v2” and “classic v1” due to laceration hazard.

January 17th, 2011

Name of Products: phil&teds sport v2 and phil&teds classic v1 have been recalled to repair.

Affected Serial Numbers (located on the inner face of the main hinge, underneath the seat):

Sport V2 – 0308/0001 to 0510/0840
Classic V1 – 0308/0001 to 0510/0906

Hazard: The hinge locking mechanism of the stroller poses a laceration hazard to the user folding and unfolding the strollers. 3 incidents have been report of parents getting their fingers caught in the main hinge.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the strollers immediately and contact phil&teds to obtain a free hinge cover repair kit and instructions.

Contacts:1-877-432-1642 or visit www.philandteds.com/support.

From the CPSC.GOV Website

Name of Product: Jogging Strollers

Units: About 22,000 in the United States and 7,200 in Canada

Importer: phil&teds USA Inc., of Fort Collins, CO

Hazard: When folding and unfolding the stroller, a consumer’s finger can become caught in the hinge mechanism, posing amputation and laceration hazards.

Incidents/Injuries: phil&teds has received three reports of incidents resulting in injuries to the adult users including a finger tip amputation and two reports of lacerations.

Description: This recall involves sport v2 and classic v1 model single-seat jogging strollers. The three-wheel strollers have a metal frame, cloth seat and a canopy. The sport v2 model stroller was sold in red, orange, green, black, charcoal, navy and in graffiti print. Sport v2 serial numbers included in the recall are 0308/0001 to 0510/0840. The classic v1 model strollers were only sold in red. Serial numbers for the classic v1 are 0308/0001 to 0510/0906. The first four digits of the serial number is a month/year date code and the last four digits are for the individual stroller. Serial numbers are printed on the inside of the folding hinge. The phil&teds logo is located on the crotch piece of the harness on both models.

Sold by: Specialty juvenile stores nationwide from May 2008 through July 2010 for between $350 and $450.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and contact phil&teds USA to arrange for the shipping of a free hinge-cover kit and repair instructions.

Click Here to view the Recall poster

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Regal Lager Recalls to Repair Phil & Teds Strollers Due to Laceration Hazard

August 28, 2008
CPSC Release #08-377

Name of Products: Phil & Teds e3 Single Buggy, e3 Twin Buggy and Sport v1 Single Buggy Strollers (an additional 425 e3 Twin Buggy Strollers were recalled on May 5, 2006 see CPSC website for details)

Description: The single strollers that are recalled all have metal frames with three wheels, a cloth seat and canopy. The twin strollers are described as a metal frame with four wheels, side-by-side cloth seats and double sun canopies. The strollers were sold in a variety of colors including red, orange, green, black, charcoal and navy. The Phil & Teds logo can be found on the crotch piece of the harness.

Hazard: The hinge locking mechanism of the stroller poses a laceration hazard to the user folding and unfolding the strollers.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the strollers immediately and contact Regal Lager to obtain a free hinge cover repair kit and instructions.

Regal Lager Inc., Kennesaw, GA
Consumer Hotline: (877) 242-5676 M-F, 9-5 ET

 

 

If your stroller or car seat happened to be on the recall list, stop using the equipment immediately. Contact the manufacturer immediately to confirm about the recall and inquire about the next step and relevant information. Do not use the equipment until the repair kit or replacement has arrived or has been installed.

Keep your baby safe!

 

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