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Home > Recalled Products > Children's (All Kid & Baby) > Baby & Toddler Gear > Strollers > Peg Perego Venezia, Pliko-P3 Strollers

Recall: Peg Perego Venezia, Pliko-P3 Strollers

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On 2012-07-24, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Peg Perego Venezia, Pliko-P3 Strollers due to a potential entrapment and strangulation hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2004 for about $270 to $450.

About 200,000 units are involved in this Peg Perego stroller recall. Instance(s) of deaths, injuries have been reported. 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 2012. Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls, involving about 7 million product units.

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Company Contact Information:

Website: www.PegPeregoUSA.com
Phone: (888) 734-6020

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What is the problem?

Entrapment and strangulation can occur, especially to infants younger than 12 months of age, when a child is not harnessed. An infant can pass through the opening between the stroller tray and seat bottom, but his/her head and neck can become entrapped by the tray. Infants who become entrapped at the neck are at risk of strangulation.

NOTE from the CPSC: When using a stroller, parents and caregivers are encouraged to always secure children by using the safety harness and never leave them unattended. To learn more about the importance of stroller safety, see CPSC's safety alert: www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/5096.pdf

Instance(s) of deaths, injuries have been reported.

How can I tell if I own this product?

The recall involves two different older versions of the Peg Perego strollers, Venezia and Pliko-P3, manufactured between January 2004 and September 2007, in a variety of colors. They were manufactured prior to the existence of the January 2008 voluntary industry standard which addresses the height of the opening between the stroller's tray and the seat bottom. The voluntary standard requires larger stroller openings that prevent infant entrapment and strangulation hazards.

Only strollers that have a child tray with one cup holder are part of this recall. Strollers with a bumper bar in front of the child or a tray with two cup holders are not included in this recall.

The following Venezia and Pliko-P3 stroller model numbers that begin with the following numbers are included in this recall. The model number is printed on a white label on the back of the Pliko P-3's stroller seat and on the Venezia stroller's footboard.

Pliko-P3 Stroller
Model Numbers
Venezia Stroller
Model Numbers
IPFR28US34xxxxxxxxIPPF28NA32IPVA13MU09
IPFT28NA63IPPF28NA57IPVA13MU10
IPFT28NA64IPPF28NA65IPVA13US09
IPP328MU10IPPF28NA66IPVA13US10
IPP328MU09IPPF28NA67IPVA13US32
IPP328US09IPPF28NA68IPVA13US34
IPP328US10IPPO28US32IPVC13NA32
IPP329US10IPPO28US34IPVC13NA34
IPPA28US32IPPO28US62 
IPPA28US33IPPO28US69
IPPA28US34IPPO28US70
IPPD28NA34IPPO28US71

"Peg Perego" and "Venezia" or "Pliko-P3" are printed on the side of the strollers.

CPSC and Peg Perego warn consumers that these strollers may be available on the secondhand market, in thrift stores or at yard sales. Consumers should not buy or sell these recalled strollers until the repair kit is installed.

Information on where these items sold new+: The strollers were sold at various retailers nationwide, including Babies R Us and Buy Buy Baby from January 2004 through September 2010 for between $270 and $330 for the Pliko P-3 stroller and between $350 and $450 for the Venezia stroller. They were manufactured in Italy.

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 recalled strollers and contact the firm for a free repair kit. Do not return the stroller to the retailers as they will not be able to provide the repair kit.

For additional information, call Peg Perego at (888)734-6020 anytime or visit the firm's website at www.PegPeregoUSA.com

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

A 6-month-old baby boy from Tarzana, Calif. died of strangulation after his head was trapped between the seat and the tray of his Peg Perego stroller in 2004. Another baby, a 7-month-old girl from New York, N.Y., nearly strangled when her head became trapped between the seat and the tray of her stroller in 2006.

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+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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