Recall: Bugaboo Bee Strollers Due to Risk of Brake Failure

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Bugaboo Design and Sales, today announced a voluntary recall of 22,500 Bugaboo Bee strollers because one or both sides of the brakes can fail, causing a stroller to unexpectedly roll away on an incline.  This can pose a risk of injury to the child occupant.

Bugaboo has received 121 reports of the stroller’s brakes failing. No injuries have been reported.  Bugaboo Bee strollers have item code 580210 on a label on the back of the seat and item code 50100 on a label on the plastic support under the seat. The strollers were sold in blue, dark khaki, pink, red, yellow, and black. “bugaboo(r) bee” is printed on the left side of the seat.

These strollers were sold at juvenile product retailers nationwide and on various Web sites from August 2007 through April 2009 for about $530.

Consumers should stop using the strollers immediately and contact Bugaboo to receive a free repair kit. To order the bracket kit, go to and fill in the special order form or contact Bugaboo customer service.

For additional information, contact Bugaboo at (800) 460-2922 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, visit the firm’s Web site at, or email the firm at



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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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