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Bugaboo Recalls Strollers Due to Fall and Choking Hazards

  • Bugaboo Cameleon Stroller
  • Bugaboo Donkey Stroller
Name of Product:
Bugaboo Cameleon and Bugaboo Donkey Model Strollers
Hazard:

A button on the stroller's carrycot/seat carry handle can become disengaged and cause the handle to detach, posing fall and choking hazards to young children.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
January 15, 2013
Units:
About 46,300 in the U.S. and 4,440 in Canada
Consumer Contact

Bugaboo International; at (800) 460-2922, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.bugaboo.com and click on "Important Quality Initiative" for more information. Consumers can email the firm at serviceus@bugaboo.com.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the carry handles on Bugaboo Cameleon and Bugaboo Donkey model strollers with detachable carrycots/seats. The strollers were sold with a base, sun canopy and other accessories in various colors. A fabric tag on the side of the sun canopy has Bugaboo and the model name. Strollers included in the recall have a serial number that falls within the range listed below. Serial numbers are printed on the stroller's chassis, located under the carrycot/seat.

Bugaboo Cameleon                                                      

Serial Number 04011090900001 to 04031101009999            

Serial Number 08011090900001 to 08021100800386                

Serial Number 140100093600531 to 140103123350418

Bugaboo Donkey

Serial Number 170101105300001 to 170104130900500
 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately remove the carry handle from the strollers and contact Bugaboo for a free replacement handle. Consumers can continue to use the strollers while awaiting the replacement handle.
 

Incidents/Injuries:

Bugaboo has received 58 reports of carry handles detaching. No injuries have been reported.
 

Sold At:
Buy Buy Baby, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Toys R Us and other baby product stores nationwide, online at Bugaboo.com and other online retailers. The Bugaboo Cameleon was sold between September 2009 and June 2012 for about $980. The Bugaboo Donkey was sold from January 2011 through December 2012 for between $1,200 and $1,600.
Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-092
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