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Mamas & Papas Recalls Armadillo Strollers Due to Fall Hazard


Recall Date: October 12, 2016

Recall Number: 17-010

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Mamas & Papas Armadillo Flip Strollers

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

Remedy: Repair

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

Consumer Contact: Mamas & Papas at 800-309-6312 anytime or online at and click on Recall Notice for more information.

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Recall Details

Units: About 3,000 (In addition one was sold in Canada)

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.

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 and from December 2014 through July 2016 for between $500 and $550.

Importer: Mamas & Papas Ltd, of UK

Manufactured in: China

Author: Marianne Halterman

Marianne is a member of the SafeKids Coalition of the Central Shenandoah Valley. is an informational site devoted to keeping children safe and informing parents, family members and caregivers of current issues affecting child health and safety.