Recall: Mamas & Papas Armadillo Flip Strollers
On 2016-10-12, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Mamas & Papas Armadillo Flip Strollers due to a potential Fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in December 2014 for about $500 to $550.
About 3,000 units are involved in this Mamas & Papas Ltd, of UK armadillo strollers recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 5th recall of products in the Strollers category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 50 similar recalls,
involving about 13 million product units.
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What is the problem?
A loose latch on the stroller can cause the seat to tip back unexpectedly when infant is in the parent-facing position, posing a fall hazard to infants.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Mamas & Papas' Armadillo Flip and Armadillo Flip XT strollers. All models are folding, single-occupant infant strollers. The strollers come in various colors including black, teal and navy and weigh about 22 pounds. Recalled items can be identified by their lot number, which is the month and year of manufacture. Lot numbers ranges for recalled Armadillo Flip strollers are 00814 through 00416 (August 2014 through April 2016). Lot number ranges for the Flip XT are 01214 through 00416 (December 2014 through April 2016). The lot number is printed on the sewn-in label on the stroller.
These items were sold new+ at Albee Baby, Babies 'R' Us, Buy Buy Baby and other stores nationwide and online at www.mamasandpapas.com and www.Amazon.com from December 2014 through July 2016 for between $500 and $550.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the strollers and contact Mamas & Papas for a free repair.
Mamas & Papas at 800-309-6312 anytime or online at www.mamasandpapas.com/us and click on Recall Notice for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
There have been 10 reports of seats tipping back. No injuries have been reported
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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