CPSC Recall: Phil&teds Dash Strollers
On 2016-05-18, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc recall regarding Phil&teds Dash Strollers due to a potential Injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2015 for about $550.
About 600 units are involved in this Phil & Teds stroller recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Strollers category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 60 similar recalls,
involving about 13 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The hinge used to fold the dash v5 stroller can become damaged while opening and closing the stroller, posing a pinch hazard to the consumer.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves phil&teds dash v5 buggy-style strollers with serial numbers ranging between PTRV 0715/0746 and PTRV 0815/2525. The serial number is printed on the lower left rear cradle, next to the identification label. Colors and models included in the recall are:
|Black||9 420015754 155||DASH_V5_5|
|Grey Marl||9 420015754 179||DASH_V5_7|
|Blue Marl||9 420015754 186||DASH_V5_3|
|Red||9 420015754 162||DASH_V5_11|
This product was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/58466r-eng.php
These items were sold new+ at Baby Street, Dainty Baby, Mega Babies and other baby product and specialty stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, diapers.com and philandteds.com from August 2015 through April 2016 for about $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 dash v5 stroller and contact phil&teds to have the stroller frame replaced free of charge.
phil&teds toll-free at 855-652-9019 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at www.philandteds.com and click on "Support" then "Upgrades" and "Recalls" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received one report of the stroller hinge joint separating. 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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