Mamas & Papas Recalls Armadillo Strollers

Starting date:
October 12, 2016
Posting date:
October 12, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-60498

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Mamas & Papas

Affected products

Mamas & Papas Armadillo Flip XT Navy stroller, model 2259B800

Product description

In Canada, this recall only involves the Mamas & Papas Armadillo Flip XT Navy stroller, model 2259B800.  This model is a folding, single-occupant infant stroller.  The model number can be found under the seat pad near the stroller carry handle.

In the United States, this recall involves different lots of Armadillo Flip and Armadillo Flip XT strollers.  For more information consumers should visit the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Hazard identified

A loose latch on the stroller can cause the seat to tip back unexpectedly when the infant is in the parent facing position, posing a fall hazard to infants.

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

Mamas & Papas has received 10 reports of seats slipping backwards in the United States without any injury to children.

Number sold

One unit of the recalled stroller was sold in Canada (Province of Quebec) and approximately 3,000 units were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

In Canada, the recalled stroller was sold in June 2016. In the United States, the recalled strollers were sold from December 2014 to July 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
ISSI Inc.
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled stroller. For information on how to return the stroller for a full refund, consumers must contact ISSI Inc. by telephone toll-free at 1-800-667-4111.

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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.