Recall date: January 21, 2011
Recall number: 11-106

Recall Summary

Hazard:
"hen folding and unfolding the stroller, a consumer's finger can become caught in the hinge mechanism, posing amputation and laceration hazards."
Remedy:
Repair

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

In Conjunction With:
Units:
"About 22,000 in the United States and 7,200 in Canada"
Description:
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When folding and unfolding the stroller, a consumer's finger can become caught in the hinge mechanism.

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Description:
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This recall involves sport v2 and classic v1 model single-seat jogging strollers. The three-wheel strollers have a metal frame, cloth seat and a canopy. The sport v2 model stroller was sold in red, orange, green, black, charcoal, navy and in graffiti print. Sport v2 serial numbers included in the recall are 0308/0001 to 0510/0840. The classic v1 model strollers were only sold in red. Serial numbers for the classic v1 are 0308/0001 to 0510/0906. The first four digits of the serial number is a month/year date code and the last four digits are for the individual stroller. Serial numbers are printed on the inside of the folding hinge. The phil&teds logo is located on the crotch piece of the harness on both models.

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Incidents/Injuries:

phil&teds has received three reports of incidents resulting in injuries to the adult users including a finger tip amputation and two reports of lacerations.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and contact phil&teds USA to arrange for the shipping of a free hinge-cover kit and repair instructions.

Sold At:

Specialty juvenile stores nationwide from May 2008 through July 2010 for between $350 and $450.

Importer(s):
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phil&teds USA Inc., of Fort Collins, CO

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Manufactured In:
China