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phil&teds Recalls Dash Strollers Due to Risk of Injury


Recall Date: May 18, 2016

Recall Number: 16-163

Recall Summary

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 and click on “Support,” then “Upgrades” and “Recalls” for more information.

Recall Details

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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:

Color EAN/UPC Code Model
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, and from August 2015 through April 2016 for about $550.

Importer/Distributor: phil&teds, of Fort Collins, Colo.

Manufactured in: China

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