Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–March 27, 2013. Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Bugaboo Cameleon3 Strollers
Hazard: The stroller’s carrying handle can break and detach posing a fall hazard.
Consumer Contact: Bugaboo Americas, at (800) 460-2922, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, at e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.bugaboo.com, and click on “Important Safety Announcements”at the bottom left of the page for more information.
Units: About 9,200 in the U.S. and 960 in Canada
Description: This recall involves the Bugaboo Cameleon3 strollers. The stroller has an aluminum and plastic frame with rubberized wheels, a removable seat and bassinet, a removable “U”-shaped carry handle, an under-the-seat storage bag and a sun canopy. The bassinet, seat and sun canopy come in a variety of colors. The removable carry handle is used to transport the bassinet or seat separately from the chassis. The words “Bugaboo” and “Cameleon3” appear on a fabric tag on the side of the sun canopy. Strollers included in the recall have serial numbers from 19010 11153 00001 to 19010 51248 00215. Serial numbers are printed on a horizontal bar of the stroller’s chassis beneath the seat.
Incidents/Injuries: Bugaboo has received 16 reports of carry handles breaking. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the carry handle from the stroller’s bassinet or seat and contact Bugaboo for a free replacement handle. While awaiting the replacement handle, consumers can continue to use the seat or bassinet when attached to the chassis but should not attempt to use the seat or bassinet separate from the chassis.
Sold at: Buy Buy Baby, Toys R Us and other baby product stores nationwide, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, online at Bugaboo.com and other online retailers from September 2012 to March 2013 for between $889 and $1,600.
Importer: Bugaboo Americas, of El Segundo, Calif.
Manufacturer: Bugaboo International B.V., of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Manufactured in: China
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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