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Baby Strollers Recalled- 1 Death Reported

Nicholas Wills4 years ago

The U.S. CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission), in cooperation with Peg Perego USA Inc., is recalling approximately 223,000 strollers due to risk of entrapment and strangulation.

About the Baby Stroller Recall

There have been two serious incidents of babies getting trapped between the recalled version of the Peg Perego stroller. The first incident occurred in 2004 when a 6-month old baby boy from California died of strangulation after his head was trapped between the seat and the tray of the stroller. Later in 2006, a similar instance happened when a 7-month old baby girl from New York was trapped between the tray and the seat of her Peg Perego stroller, and was nearly strangled.

Stroller Safety

Children under 12 months old are at more of a risk of becoming trapped in between the seat and the tray of the stroller, because they are smaller and more at risk of getting their head or neck caught in between the tray and the seat of the stroller.

Description of Recalled Pool Pumps
  • The strollers that only have one cup holder are a part of the recall. Strollers with more than one cup holder or no cup holders are not part of the recall.
  • The recall involves two of the older versions of the Peg Perego strollers – Venezia, and the Pliko P-3, both manufactured between January 2004 and September 2007.
  • “Peg Perego” and “Venezia” or “Pliko-P3” are printed on the side of the strollers.
Recommendation

Consumers should stop using the recalled strollers immediately, and contact the firm to receive a free repair kit. Do not contact your local retailers that sell the stroller, because they will not be able to provide a repair kit.

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