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phil&teds Recalls Dash Strollers Due to Risk of Injury

Name of Product:
phil&teds dash strollers
Hazard:
The hinge used to fold the dash v5 stroller can become damaged while opening and closing the stroller, posing a pinch hazard to the consumer.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
May 18, 2016
Units:
About 630 in the U.S. (in addition, 240 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact
phil&teds toll-free at 855-652-9019 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at www.philandteds.com and click on "Support," then "Upgrades" and "Recalls" for more information.

Recall Details

Description:
This recall involves phil&teds dash v5 buggy-style strollers with serial numbers ranging between PTRV 0715/0746 and PTRV 0815/2525. The serial number is printed on the lower left rear cradle, next to the identification label. Colors and models included in the recall are:
Color EAN/UPC Code Model
Black 9 420015754 155 DASH_V5_5
Grey Marl 9 420015754 179 DASH_V5_7
Blue Marl 9 420015754 186 DASH_V5_3
Red 9 420015754 162 DASH_V5_11
Remedy:
Consumers should immediately stop using the dash v5 stroller and contact phil&teds to have the stroller frame replaced free of charge.
Incidents/Injuries:
The firm has received one report of the stroller hinge joint separating. No injuries have been reported.
Sold At
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Baby Street, Dainty Baby, Mega Babies and other baby product and specialty stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, diapers.com and philandteds.com from August 2015 through April 2016 for about $550. 

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Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):
phil&teds, of Fort Collins, Colo.
Distributor(s):
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phil&teds, of Fort Collins, Colo.

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Recall number:
16-163
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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