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iCandy Cherry Model Strollers

Starting date:
May 6, 2013
Posting date:
May 6, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-29011

Affected products

iCandy Cherry Model Strollers

Product description

This recall includes the iCandy Cherry stroller only in the colours Fudge (light-medium brown) and Liquorice (red and black). The iCandy stroller system has a telescopic folding frame where a seat or infant carrier car seat can be placed. The seat unit features three recline positions, adjustable foot rest, 5-point safety harness, removable canopy and removable bumper bar. There is a printed white cherry logo on the rear of the seat unit. The label can be found under the basket fabric on the frame tubing that supports the lower basket on the following recalled models:

Strollers affected by this recall
Batch Number Cherry Stroller Colour Serial Number
U10001169 Fudge (IW119) 1-500
U10002170 Liquorice (IW124) 501-1000
U10014182 Liquorice (IW124) 1001-1500
U10013181 Fudge (IW119) 1501-2000

Hazard identified

The opening between the bumper bar and the 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.

Neither Health Canada nor iCandy World Ltd. has received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these strollers

Number sold

Approximately 24 strollers were sold through various retailers in Canada.

Time period sold

In Canada, the recalled strollers were sold from August 2009 to December 2012.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
iCandy World Ltd.
Biggleswade
UNITED KINGDOM

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What you should do

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.

Consumers can contact iCandy America toll-free at 1-877-484-4179, email or visit the firm's website and click "Important Safety Information – iCandy Cherry".