Baby Stroller Recall issued for phil&teds Jogging Strollers
(Best Syndication News) - Fingers could get caught and seriously injured when folding and unfolding jogging strollers which were imported by Phil&Teds USA Inc. That is why the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a voluntary recall along with Canadian officials for these baby strollers. Owners are instructed to stop using the recalled strollers and contact the company until it can be repaired.
The company had received a total of three reports of adults that have been injured when folding or unfolding these strollers. Two people had received lacerations while one had their finger tip amputated because of the stroller.
There are around 22,000 jogging strollers and 7,200 in Canada that are involved in this recall which sold between May 2008 and July 2010 at specialty stores at a cost between $350 - $450. The models are the Sport v2 and the Classic V1 model which is a single-seat jogging stroller. Both of these strollers have three wheels. There is the phil&teds logo on the harness that holds the baby in the stroller.
The serial numbers being recalled for these jogging strollers are ranging from 0308/0001 to 0510/0840 for the Sport v2 model and the ranges of 0308/0001 to 0510/0906 for the Classic v1. The serial number has the first four digits as the month and year of manufacture, while the last four digits is the individual stroller numbers. The serial number can be found inside the folding hinge.
Consumers that have the recalled jogging strollers should contact phil&ted USA to get a free hinge-cover kit along with repair instructions. You can get more information about this recall at www.philandteds.com/support or by calling the company toll-free at (877) 432-1642 between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
BY: N Wilson