- March 27, 2013
- Bugaboo Americas
- The Danger:
- The stroller's carrying handle can break and detach posing a fall hazard. Bugaboo has received 16 reports of carry handles breaking. No injuries have been reported.
- This recall involves the Bugaboo Cameleon3 strollers. About 9,200 in the U.S. and 960 in Canada have been recalled. The stroller has an aluminum and plastic frame with rubberized wheels, a removable seat and bassinet, a removable "U"-shaped carry handle, an under-the-seat storage bag and a sun canopy. The bassinet, seat and sun canopy come in a variety of colors. The removable carry handle is used to transport the bassinet or seat separately from the chassis. The words "Bugaboo" and "Cameleon3" appear on a fabric tag on the side of the sun canopy. Strollers included in the recall have serial numbers from 19010 11153 00001 to 19010 51248 00215. Serial numbers are printed on a horizontal bar of the stroller's chassis beneath the seat.
- Sold At:
- Buy Buy Baby, Toys R Us and other baby product stores nationwide, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, online at Bugaboo.com and other online retailers from September 2012 to March 2013 for between $889 and $1,600.
- What To Do:
- Immediately remove the carry handle from the stroller's bassinet or seat and contact Bugaboo for a free replacement handle. While awaiting the replacement handle, consumers can continue to use the seat or bassinet when attached to the chassis but should not attempt to use the seat or bassinet separate from the chassis. Contact Bugaboo Americas for more information at (800) 460-2922, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or online at bugaboo.com, and click on "Important Safety Announcements" at the bottom left of the page for more information.
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