Thousands of popular jogging strollers are being recalled because parents have been getting their fingers caught in the hinge mechanism. The recall involves22,000 Phil & Teds USA Inc. jogging strollers sold from May 2008 through July 2010.
One parent suffered a fingertip amputation.
This recall involves sport v2 and classic v1 model single-seat jogging strollers. The three-wheel strollers have a metal frame, cloth seat and a canopy. The sport v2 model stroller was sold in red, orange, green, black, charcoal, navy and in graffiti print. Sport v2 serial numbers included in the recall are 0308/0001 to 0510/0840.
The classic v1 model strollers were only sold in red. Serial numbers for the classic v1 are 0308/0001 to 0510/0906. The first four digits of the serial number is a month/year date code and the last four digits are for the individual stroller. Serial numbers are printed on the inside of the folding hinge. The phil&teds logo is located on the crotch piece of the harness on both models.
If you have one of these stop using it and call the company at (877) 432-1642 between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday to get a free hinge-cover kit and repair instructions.