Strollers Recalled to Repair by phil&teds USA Due to Amputation and Laceration Hazards

When folding and unfolding the stroller, a consumer's finger can become caught in the hinge mechanism.

Recall date: January 21, 2011
Recall number: 11106

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Jogging Strollers

Hazard:

hen folding and unfolding the stroller, a consumer's finger can become caught in the hinge mechanism, posing amputation and laceration hazards.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact phil&teds USA at (877) 432-1642 between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the company's website at www.philandteds.com/support

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Recall Details

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Units

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

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.

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.

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.

Sold at

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

Importer(s)

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

Manufactured in

China