Bugaboo Recalls Cameleon3 Strollers Due to Fall Hazard

Time to check our strollers, ladies (and gents!). This isn’t a super huge recall but it is over 10,000 strollers being recalled and that is a lot in the luxury stroller world! No injuries reported with this one but a fall hazard has been determined with the carry handle if it detaches or breaks which Bugaboo has received 16 reports so far of this happening. All the details from the CPSC are below.

Bugaboo cameleon

Name of product:

Bugaboo Cameleon3 Strollers

Hazard:

The stroller’s carrying handle can break and detach posing a fall hazard.

Units

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

Description

This recall involves the Bugaboo Cameleon3 strollers. 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. The bassinet, seat and sun canopy come in a variety of colors. The removable carry handle is used to transport the bassinet or seat separately from the chassis. The words “Bugaboo” and “Cameleon3” appear on a fabric tag on the side of the sun canopy. Strollers included in the recall have serial numbers from 19010 11153 00001 to 19010 51248 00215. Serial numbers are printed on a horizontal bar of the stroller’s chassis beneath the seat.

Incidents/Injuries

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

Remedy

Consumers should immediately remove the carry handle from the stroller’s bassinet or seat and contact Bugaboo for a free replacement handle. While awaiting the replacement handle, consumers can continue to use the seat or bassinet when attached to the chassis but should not attempt to use the seat or bassinet separate from the chassis.

Sold at

Buy Buy Baby, Toys R Us and other baby product stores nationwide, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, online at Bugaboo.com and other online retailers from September 2012 to March 2013 for between $889 and $1,600.

Importer

Bugaboo Americas, of El Segundo, Calif.

Manufacturer

Bugaboo International B.V., of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Manufactured in

China

CONTACT

Bugaboo Americas, at (800) 460-2922, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, at e-mail serviceus@bugaboo.com or online at www.bugaboo.com, and click on “Important Safety Announcements” at the bottom left of the page for more information.Bugaboo Recall

 

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Baby Gizmo founder Hollie Schultz is the proud mom of three adorable kids. This certified CPS (Child Passenger Safety) Tech and baby gear expert is the host of the Baby Gizmo video reviews giving moms the inside look at baby products before they purchase them. Hollie is also the co-author of The Baby Gizmo Buying Guide. A former resident of Los Angeles, she and her family now live in North Carolina where she is having a blast designing and decorating her new home.

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