46,300 Bugaboo strollers recalled

One of the priciest baby strollers sold is being recalled because the carry seat handle may detach.

Bugaboo is recalling about 46,300 of its Bubaboo Cameleon and Bugaboo Donkey Model Strollers after receiving 48 reports of the carry handles detaching. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves the carry handles on Bugaboo Cameleon and Bugaboo Donkey model strollers with detachable carrycots/seats. The strollers were sold with a base, sun canopy and other accessories in various colors. A fabric tag on the side of the sun canopy has Bugaboo and the model name. Strollers included in the recall have a serial number that falls within the range listed below. Serial numbers are printed on the stroller's chassis, located under the carrycot/seat.

Here are the serial numbers affected:

  • Serial Number 04011090900001 to 04031101009999
  • Serial Number 08011090900001 to 08021100800386
  • Serial Number 140100093600531 to 140103123350418

The strollers were sold at Buy Buy Baby, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Toys R Us and other baby product stores nationwide, online at Bugaboo.com and other online retailers. The Bugaboo Cameleon was sold between September 2009 and June 2012 for about $980. The Bugaboo Donkey was sold from January 2011 through December 2012 for between $1,200 and $1,600.

Consumers should immediately remove the carry handle from the strollers and contact Bugaboo at (800) 460-2922, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.bugaboo.com and click on Important Quality Initiative for more information. Consumers can email the firm at serviceus@bugaboo.com for a free replacement handle. Consumers can continue to use the strollers while awaiting the replacement handle.


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