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iCandy World Recalls Cherry Strollers Due to Strangulation Hazard

  • iCandy Cherry in Fudge
  • iCandy Cherry in Liquorice
  • Bumper bar
Name of Product:
Cherry model strollers
Hazard:
The opening between the bumper bar and seat bottom of the stroller can allow an infant's body to pass through and become entrapped at the neck, posing a strangulation hazard to young children when a child is not harnessed.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
March 28, 2013
Units:
About 830
Consumer Contact

Contact iCandy America toll-free at (877) 484-4179 anytimebegin_of_the_skype_highlighting, e-mail info@icandyamerica.com or visit the firm's website at www.icandyworld.com and click "United States of America" and "Important Safety Information - iCandy Cherry."

Recall Details

Description:

This recall includes the iCandy Cherry stroller only in the colors Fudge (light-medium brown) and Liquorice (red and black). The iCandy Cherry stroller system has a telescopic folding frame where a seat, bassinet or infant carrier car seat can be placed.  The seat unit features three recline positions, adjustable footrest, 5-point safety harness, removable canopy and removable bumper bar. There is a printed white cherry logo on the rear of the seat unit. A label can be found under the basket fabric on the frame tubing that supports the lower basket on the following recalled models:

 

Batch No.Cherry Stroller ColorSerial Number
U10001169 FUDGE (IW119) 1-500
U10002170 LIQUORICE (IW124) 501-1000
U10014182 LIQUORICE (IW124) 1001-1500
U10013181 FUDGE (IW119)
1501-2000
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately remove the bumper bar from the strollers and contact iCandy America Inc. to receive a free replacement bumper bar. Consumers can continue to use the strollers while awaiting the replacement bumper bar.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold At

Buy Buy Baby and other juvenile product stores nationwide and online at www.buybuybaby.com and other online retailers from October 2009 through December 2012 for about $400.

Importer:

iCandy America Inc., of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Importer

iCandy America Inc., of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-156
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