Carry Handles on Bugaboo Cameleon3 Strollers

Starting date:
March 26, 2013
Posting date:
March 26, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Childrens' Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-26391

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Bugaboo International B.V.

Affected products

Carry Handles on Bugaboo Cameleon3 Strollers

Product description

The products affected by this recall are shown in the table below and can also be identified by their unique serial numbers located on the outer box and also on the chassis label attached to the horizontal bar beneath the seat. The sequence of numbers runs from X01041152XXXXX to X01041248YYYYY (i.e. from week 52 of 2011 to week 48 of 2012). 

The products affected by this recall
Product Item Code UPC
Base Bugaboo Cameleon3 DARK GREY 238110AN01 8717447036197
Base Bugaboo Cameleon3 DARK BROWN 238110BR01 8717447036210
Base Bugaboo Cameleon3 SAND 238110SA01 8717447036203
Base Bugaboo Cameleon3 BLACK 238110ZW01 8717447036180
Special Edition Bugaboo Cameleon3 ALL BLACK 238110ZW01 8717447036227
Complete Denim 107 Bugaboo Cameleon3 238110DE01 8717447036234
Bugaboo Cameleon3 V&R for Bugaboo 238110VR01 8717447038573
Bugaboo Cameleon3 Special Edition SAHARA 238110CQ01 8717447043508
Bugaboo Cameleon3 FLUORESCENT 238110FL01 8717447042686

 

Hazard identified

The carry handle of the Bugaboo Cameleon3 can break when the horizontal load on the carry handle exceeds a certain limit. If the load limit is exceeded, the carry handle may break away from the pram body/seat frame and result in a potential fall hazard and choking hazard.

Bugaboo International B.V. has received 16 incidents worldwide of the carry handle breaking with no reported injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 960 units of the Cameleon3 model were sold in Canada.

Approximately 9,246 units of the Cameleon3 model were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled Bugaboo Cameleon3 strollers were sold from September 2012 to January 2013 at various children retailers across Canada.

The recalled Bugaboo Cameleon3 strollers were sold from September 2012 to March  2013 at various children retailers across the United States.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Manufacturer
Bugaboo International B.V.
Amsterdam
NETHERLANDS
http://www.bugaboo.com/
Tel: 1-800-460-2922

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately remove the carry handle from the affected strollers and contact Bugaboo to receive a free replacement carry handle.

For more information, consumers may visit the firm’s website or contact Bugaboo either by email, or at 1-800-460-2922 between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. PST Monday through Friday.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission’s website.