|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 17, 2008
Firm's Contact: (800) 593-5522
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 Dash Buggy Strollers
Importer: Regal Lager Inc., of Kennesaw, Ga.
Hazard: The frame handle could fail to latch properly and break, posing a fall hazard to small children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves Phil & Teds Dash Buggy strollers with article #7-1080005 (red) and article #7-10080005 (black). The strollers have a metal frame with three wheels, a cloth seat, and a canopy. The Phil & Teds logo is located on the crotch piece of the harness. The article number can be found on the safety strap hanging from the handle.
Sold through: Various independent juvenile specialty stores and online from July 2008 through September 2008 for between $500 and $600.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using this stroller immediately and contact the company for a replacement stroller frame.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Regal Lager at (800) 593-5522 or visit the Company's Website at www.regallager.com
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