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Peg Perego, Kolcraft Recall Strollers Due To Safety Concerns
2012-07-25 06:20:08

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Calling all parents of infants and young children. Safety is an important issue that has been highlighted recently in the media. In particular, two stroller companies recently made announcements regarding recalls. To begin, stroller company Peg Perego recently recalled hundreds of thousands of strollers due to claims that children can become trapped and strangled in the trays between the devices; one death has already been...

2009-08-31 15:05:02

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of Baby Jogger City Mini strollers due to a fall hazard. About 41,000 jogging strollers were imported from China by Baby Jogger LLC of Richmond, Va., and sold nationwide from November 2007 through July 2009 for $220 to $400. The restraining belt buckle could break or unlatch, posing a threat to a child in the stroller, the commission said. The strollers come in a variety of colors, but all include the words City Mini...

2009-06-02 14:41:58

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of Bugaboo Bee Strollers due to a risk of brakes failing. One or more of the brakes can fail, causing the stroller to roll if left on an incline, the commission said in a statement. No injuries have been reported, but the company has received 121 reports of brake failure, the commission said. The strollers, sold in blue, khaki, pink, yellow and black, were imported from Taiwan by Bugaboo Design & Sales North America...

2008-08-28 09:10:00

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of Product: Phil & Teds e3 Single Buggy, e3 Twin Buggy and sport v1 Single Buggy Strollers (an additional 425 e3 Twin Buggy Strollers were recalled on May 5, 2006) Units: About 44,000 Importer: Regal Lager Inc., of Kennesaw, Ga. Hazard: The...

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