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Bugaboo Car Seat Adapter Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

  • Sticker describing the proper installation of the car seat and car seat adapter
  • Bugaboo car seat adapter
Name of Product:
Car Seat Adapter
Hazard:
When the adapter is used on a stroller that also has a wheeled board accessory attached for transporting a standing toddler, and the car seat is positioned so the child faces forward, the car seat can disconnect from the adapter and fall.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
December 22, 2011
Units:
About 64,000
Consumer Contact

For additional information, contact Bugaboo atserviceus@bugaboo.com or (800) 460-2922 between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website atwww.bugaboo.com

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the Bugaboo car seat adapter models 80400GC01 and 80401GC02. The adapters are devices designed to attach car seats to stroller frames. They are made of silver aluminum tubing and black plastic connecting parts.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the adapter and contact Bugaboo for a free service kit and decals.

Incidents/Injuries:

Bugaboo received one report of the car seat disconnecting from the adapter and stroller frame, causing a minor injury.

Sold At:
Babies "R" Us, Buy Buy Baby, Neiman Marcus, other department stores and independent juvenile stores, Bugaboo.com and other online retailers nationwide from December 2005 to July 2011 for about $45.
Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
12-067
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