Bugaboo International is recalling approximately 50,000 Cameleon and Donkey strollers in the U.S.and Canada after receiving more than 58 reports of carry handles becoming disengaged, putting children in danger of choking and/or falling.because its handle can detach and cause an injury to a child.
The company, whose high-end strollers (ranging in price from $980-$1600) are popular in both urban areas and suburbs, and are sold at Buy Buy Baby, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Toys R Us and other stores nationwide. They were also sold on the Bugaboo website and at other online retailers. The strollers were sold with a base, sun canopy and other accessories in various colors. A fabric tag on the side of the sun canopy has Bugaboo and the model name.
Models involved in the recall are Cameleon strollers was sold between September 2009 and June 2012 for The Donkey stroller was sold from January 2011 through December 2012, with the following serial numbers: Serial Number 04011090900001 to 04031101009999; Serial Number 08011090900001 to 08021100800386; and Serial Number 140100093600531 to 140103123350418.
The Donkey strollers was sold from January 2011 through December 2012, bearing Serial Numbers 170101105300001 to 170104130900500.
The serial number can be found on the stroller's chassis, under the carrycot/seat.
Consumers are advised to immediately remove the carry handle from the strollers. They can contact Bugaboo for a free replacement handle. The strollers can continue to be used while awaiting the replacement handle, the company stated.
For more information contact Bugaboo’s office in El Segundo, CA at 800) 460-2922 or at www.bugaboo.com , with more information found under "Important Quality Initiative." Bugaboo can also be emailed at serviceus(at)bugaboo.com.