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phil&teds Jogging Strollers Recalled

Date:
January 21, 2011
Category:
Strollers
Company/Brand:
phil&teds USA Inc.
The Danger:
When folding and unfolding the stroller, a finger can get caught in the hinge mechanism, posing amputation and laceration hazards.
Description:
This recall involves about 22,000 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.
Sold At:
Specialty children's stores nationwide from May 2008 through July 2010 for between $350 and $450.
What To Do:
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. Call the company toll-free at 877-432-1642 or visit philandteds.com/support.
For More Information:
cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11106.html?tab=recalls