The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s new searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Units: About 7,000 in the United States and 260 in Canada
Importer: Bugaboo Americas, of El Segundo, Calif.
Hazard: The front swivel wheels can lock while the stroller is in motion. When this happens, the stroller tips and the child might fall.
Description: The recalled strollers, made for newborns and toddlers up to 37 pounds, are sold with silver or black frames. The stroller’s seat comes in black or denim, and the canopy comes in various colors. Production dates from January through September 2011, the “Bugaboo Bee” name and company address are printed on the date code label on the stroller frame under the seat unit. “Bugaboo Bee” also is printed on the side of the seat backrest.
Sold at: Toys “R”" Us, Buy Buy Baby and other baby product stores nationwide, at Bugaboo.com and other online retailers between February and September 2011 for about $650.
Remedy: Contact Bugaboo or the place of purchase to receive free replacement swivel wheels.
Contact: Call 800-460-2922 or visit www.bugaboo.com/non-swiveling-wheels.