Recall: UPPAbaby 2015 CRUZ , 2015 VISTA Strollers and 2015 RumbleSeat
On 2015-07-23, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding UPPAbaby 2015 CRUZ , 2015 VISTA Strollers and 2015 RumbleSeat due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in December 2014 for about $170 to $860.
About 70,000 units are involved in this UPPAbaby stroller recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 2nd recall of products in the Strollers category in 2015.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 50 similar recalls,
involving about 13 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (844) 540-8694
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What is the problem?
The strollers' and RumbleSeats' bumper bar poses a choking hazard when a child bites the bumper bar and removes a piece of the foam covering.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves 2015 CRUZ and 2015 VISTA strollers and 2015 RumbleSeat. The CRUZ strollers have an aluminum alloy grey or black frame with a black fabric toddler seat with a colored fabric sunshade canopy and a black basket under the seat. The UPPAbaby name and logo are printed on the side of the canopy and "CRUZ" is printed in white lettering on the handlebars of the stroller. The VISTA strollers have grey or black aluminum frames, colored sunshade canopy and are made to hold one, two or up to three children. VISTA is printed in white lettering on the handlebars of the stroller and UPPAbaby is printed across the bottom diagonal rail of the stroller frame next to a black, fabric basket. The RumbleSeat is a separate seat attachment that can be attached to the stroller frame. RumbleSeats have manufacture dates stamped on the bottom of the seat from September 2014 through May 2015. The RumbleSeat comes in various colors and allows the child to ride rear facing, forward facing or reclined. All of the strollers and RumbleSeats have a foam bumper bar across the middle of the product for the child to hold. The CRUZ and VISTA strollers with the following model and serial numbers are included in the recall: The 2015 CRUZ strollers have model number 0181 and the following serial number printed on a sticker with a barcode on the lower right frame of the stroller.
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/2015/53419r-eng.php
These items were sold new+ at BuyBuy Baby and other juvenile product retailers nationwide and online at Amazon.com from December 2014 through July 2015 for about $500 for the CRUZ stroller, $860 for the VISTA stroller and $170 for the RumbleSeat.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately remove and stop using the bumper bar on these recalled strollers and RumbleSeats and contact the firm to receive a free bumper bar cover and warning label.
UPPAbaby customer service toll-free at (844) 540-8694 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email email@example.com or online at www.UPPAbaby.com and click on Safety Notice on the lower right hand corner of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
UPPAbaby has received 22 reports of children biting off a piece of the bumper bar foam. 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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