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 email@example.com -- Consumers can also visit the firm's Web site at www.regallager.com
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to help ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
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