Phil&teds USA recalls the Travel System 26 Adaptor

Starting date:
June 4, 2014
Posting date:
June 4, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-39577

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and phil & teds USA

Affected products

Phil & teds Travel System 26 (TS 26) Adaptor

Product description

This recall involves the phil & teds  Travel System 26 (TS 26) adaptor which allows specific infant car seats to be connected to Phil & teds  strollers.  The adaptor is two pieces that attach to the right and left side of the stroller frame.  It is sold separately from the strollers and car seats and can be identified by the code “TS 26” on the sticker located on the side of the adaptor.

This recall involves only the Travel System 26 (TS 26) adaptor with the following UPC: 942001574004

The Travel System 26 (TS 26) is compatible with the following car seats and Phil & teds  stroller models, currently available in Canada:

Car Seats:

  • Maxi Cosi Cabriofix,
  • Maxi Cosi Mico,
  • Maxi Cosi Pebble.

Phil & teds  Strollers:

  • Classic,
  • Dot,
  • Explorer,
  • Hammerhead,
  • Navigator,
  • S3,
  • S4.

Hazard identified

When subjected to freezing temperatures the Travel System 26 can crack and cause the car seat to become unstable posing a fall hazard to infants.

Phil & teds USA has received 3 reports (1 in Canada, 2 in the USA) of the TS 26 cracking. No injuries were reported.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.

Number sold

Approximately, 122 of the recalled products were sold in Canada.

In the United States, approximately, 265 of the recalled products were sold.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from April 2013 to April 2014 in Canada.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
phil&teds NZ
Wellington
NEW ZEALAND
Distributor
phil&teds USA
Fort Collins
Colorado
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected adaptor and contact the phil & teds USA to arrange to receive a free replacement product.

The company can be reached on their customer service line at 1-855-652-9019 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m MT Monday through Friday, or by email, or visit the Phil & teds' website.

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

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.