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Mamas & Papas Recalls Armadillo Strollers Due to Fall Hazard

  • Armadillo Flip
  • Armadillo Flip XT
Name of Product:
Strollers
Hazard:

A loose latch on the stroller can cause the seat to tip back unexpectedly when an infant is in the parent-facing position, posing a fall hazard to infants.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
October 12, 2016
Units:
About 3,000 (In addition one was sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

Mamas & Papas at 800-309-6312 anytime or online at www.mamasandpapas.com/us and click on Recall Notice for more information.  

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Mamas & Papas’ Armadillo Flip and Armadillo Flip XT strollers.  All models are folding, single-occupant infant strollers. The strollers come in various colors including black, teal and navy and weigh about 22 pounds. Recalled items can be identified by their lot number, which is the month and year of manufacture. Lot numbers ranges for recalled Armadillo Flip strollers are 00814 through 00416 (August 2014 through April 2016). Lot number ranges for the Flip XT are 01214 through 00416 (December 2014 through April 2016). The lot number is printed on the sewn-in label on the stroller. 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the strollers and contact Mamas & Papas for a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

There have been 10 reports of seats tipping back. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Albee Baby, Babies ‘R’ Us, Buy Buy Baby and other stores nationwide and online at www.mamasandpapas.com and www.Amazon.com from December 2014 through July 2016 for between $500 and $550.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Mamas & Papas Ltd, of UK

Recall number:
17-010
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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