Recall: Bugaboo strollers with handle problem

AP News
Posted: Mar 27, 2013 6:43 PM


DETAILS: The strollers were manufactured in China by Bugaboo International B.V. of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and imported by Bugaboo Americas of El Segundo, Calif. The stroller has an aluminum and plastic frame with rubberized wheels, a removable seat and bassinet, a removable "U''-shaped carry handle, an under-the-seat storage bag and a sun canopy. Strollers included in the recall have serial numbers from 19010 11153 00001 to 19010 51248 00215. They were sold by Buy Buy Baby, Toys R Us and other baby product stores nationwide, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, online at and other online retailers from September 2012 to March 2013 for between $889 and $1,600.

WHY: The stroller's carrying handle can break and detach, thus posing a fall hazard. The removable carry handle is used to transport the bassinet or seat separately from the chassis.

INCIDENTS: Bugaboo has received 16 reports of carry handles breaking. No injuries have been reported.

HOW MANY: About 9,200 in the U.S. and 960 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Contact Bugaboo Americas at 1-800-460-2922, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. EDT Monday through Friday, at e-mail serviceus(at) or online at, and click on "Important Safety Announcements" at the bottom left of the page for more information.