Recall: iCandy Cherry Model Strollers
On 2013-03-28, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding iCandy Cherry Model Strollers due to a potential entrapment and strangulation hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2009 for about $400.
About 800 units are involved in this iCandy stroller recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Strollers category in 2013.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 60 similar recalls,
involving about 13 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (877) 484-4179
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What is the problem?
The opening between the bumper bar and seat bottom of the stroller can allow an infant's body to pass through and become entrapped at the neck, posing a strangulation hazard to young children when a child is not harnessed.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall includes the iCandy Cherry stroller only in the colors Fudge (light-medium brown) and Liquorice (red and black). The iCandy Cherry stroller system has a telescopic folding frame where a seat, bassinet or infant carrier car seat can be placed. The seat unit features three recline positions, adjustable footrest, 5-point safety harness, removable canopy and removable bumper bar. There is a printed white cherry logo on the rear of the seat unit. A label can be found under the basket fabric on the frame tubing that supports the lower basket on the following recalled models:
|Batch No.||Cherry Stroller Color||Serial Numbers|
|U10001 169||FUDGE (IW119)||1-500|
|U10002 170||LIQUORICE (IW124)||501-1000|
|U10014 182||LIQUORICE (IW124)||1001-1500|
|U10013 181||FUDGE (IW119)||1501-2000|
These items were sold new+ at Buy Buy Baby and other juvenile product stores nationwide and online at www.buybuybaby.com and other online retailers from October 2009 through December 2012 for about $400.
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 the bumper bar from the strollers and contact iCandy America Inc. to receive a free replacement bumper bar. Consumers can continue to use the strollers while awaiting the replacement bumper bar.
Contact iCandy America toll-free at (877)484-4179 anytime, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the firm's website at www.icandyworld.com and click "United States of America" and "Important Safety Information" iCandy Cherry."
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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