WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Mamas-and-Papas-Recalls-Armadillo-Strollers
Name of Product: Mamas & Papas Armadillo Flip Strollers
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.
Consumers should immediately stop using the strollers and contact Mamas & Papas for a free repair.
Consumer Contact: Mamas & Papas at 800-309-6312 anytime or online at www.mamasandpapas.com/us and click on Recall Notice for more information.
Units: About 3,000 (In additionone was sold in Canada)
Description: 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.
Incidents/Injuries: There have been 10 reports of seats tipping back. No injuries have been reported.
Importer: Mamas & Papas Ltd, of UK
Manufactured in: China
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/60498r-eng.php
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC's Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission