Note: The remedy and contact sections have been modified.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 2, 2009
Release # 09-233

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 460-2922

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: Bugaboo Bee Strollers

Units: About 22,500

Distributor: Bugaboo North America Inc., of Hermosa Beach, Calif.

Manufacturer: Bugaboo Design & Sales, B.V., of the Netherlands

Hazard: One or both sides of the brakes can fail, causing a stroller to unexpectedly roll away on an incline. This can pose a risk of injury to the child occupant.

Incidents/Injuries: Bugaboo has received 121 reports of the stroller's brakes failing. No injuries have been reported.

Description: Bugaboo Bee strollers have item code 580210 on a label on the back of the seat and item code 50100 on a label on the plastic support under the seat. The strollers were sold in blue, dark khaki, pink, red, yellow, and black. "bugaboo® bee" is printed on the left side of the seat.

Sold at: Juvenile product retailers nationwide and on various Web sites from August 2007 through April 2009 for about $530.

Manufactured in: Taiwan

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the strollers immediately and contact Bugaboo to receive a free repair kit. To order the bracket kit, contact Bugaboo customer service at (800) 460-2922 between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m.EST Monday through Friday or send an email request to serviceus@bugaboo.com. Please include: your name, address, phone number, date of purchase and the serial number of your Bugaboo Bee.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Bugaboo at (800) 460-2922 between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. EST Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.bugaboo.com

Picture of Recalled Stroller