Recall Date: May 18, 2016
Recall Number: 16-163
Name of Product: phil&teds dash strollers
Hazard: The hinge used to fold the dash v5 stroller can become damaged while opening and closing the stroller, posing a pinch hazard to the consumer.
Remedy: Repair – Consumers should immediately stop using the dash v5 stroller and contact phil&teds to have the stroller frame replaced free of charge.
Consumer Contact: phil&teds toll-free at 855-652-9019 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at www.philandteds.com and click on “Support,” then “Upgrades” and “Recalls” for more information.
Photos Available At: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/philandteds-recalls-dash-strollers/
Units: About 630 in the U.S. (in addition, 240 were sold in Canada)
Description: This recall involves phil&teds dash v5 buggy-style strollers with serial numbers ranging between PTRV 0715/0746 and PTRV 0815/2525. The serial number is printed on the lower left rear cradle, next to the identification label. Colors and models included in the recall are:
|Black||9 420015754 155||DASH_V5_5|
|Grey Marl||9 420015754 179||DASH_V5_7|
|Blue Marl||9 420015754 186||DASH_V5_3|
|Red||9 420015754 162||DASH_V5_11|
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of the stroller hinge joint separating. No injuries have been reported.
Sold at: Baby Street, Dainty Baby, Mega Babies and other baby product and specialty stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, diapers.com and philandteds.com from August 2015 through April 2016 for about $550.
Importer/Distributor: phil&teds, of Fort Collins, Colo.
Manufactured in: China
Note: Health Canada’s press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/58466r-eng.php