Note: This recall has been reannounced.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 593-5522 

May 4, 2006

 

Release # 06-154


WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

 

Name of Product: Phil & Teds e3 Twin Buggy

Units: About 425

Distributor: Regal Lager Inc., of Kennesaw, Ga.

Hazard: The plastic hinge on the handlebar can crack or break causing the handlebar to detach while in use. This poses a risk of injury to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: Regal Lager has received two reports from consumers of the handlebars breaking. No injuries were reported.

Description: The recalled Phil & Teds e3 twin buggy has a metal frame and side by side cloth seats. The strollers were sold in a variety of colors including red, orange, black, charcoal grey and navy. "e3 twin" is embroidered on the front of each seat and the Phil & Teds logo is printed on the crotch piece of each harness.

Sold by: Web retailers, baby furniture and baby product stores nationwide from November 2005 through March 2006 for about $650.

Manufactured In: China

Remedy: Contact Regal Lager for information on receiving a free replacement hinge set for the handlebar.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Regal Lager at (800) 593-5522 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email at info@regallager.com -- Consumers can also visit the firm's Web site at www.regallager.com

 

Picture of Recalled Twin Strollers