phil & teds USA Inc. recalls V5 Dash Strollers
- Starting date:
- May 18, 2016
- Posting date:
- May 18, 2016
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Children's Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Physical Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and phil & teds USA Inc.
phil & teds V5 Dash Strollers
The recalled product is a 3-wheeled stroller that can be used to transport one or two children inline on a single stroller frame. The recalled products have a serial number within the range: PTRV0715/0746 to PTRV0815/2525. The serial number appears on a white sticker on the inside of the frame where the rear left wheel attaches to the stroller. The first four numbers in the serial number correspond to the month and year of production (for example: 0715 = July 2015). The last four numbers correspond to the frame number and increase with each stroller produced (0746, 0747, 0748, etc.).
|Model Number||UPC Code||Seat and Canopy Colour|
|DASH_V5_5||9 420015754 155||Black|
|DASH_V5_7||9 420015754 179||Gray|
|DASH_V5_3||9 420015754 186||Midnight|
|DASH_V5_11||9 420015754 162||Red|
The hinge used to fold the stroller can become damaged during opening and closing, posing a pinch hazard.
Neither Health Canada nor phil & teds USA Inc. has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of this product in Canada.
phil & teds USA Inc. has received one report of an incident involving the hinge separating. No injuries were reported.
Approximately 244 units of the recalled products were sold in Canada at retail stores and online.
In the United States, approximately 630 units of the recalled strollers were distributed.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from October 2015 through to May 2016 in Canada and from August 2015 to April 2016 in the United States.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
phil & teds USA Inc.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the affected strollers and contact phil & teds to arrange to receive a free repair kit.
For additional information in the U.S. and Canada, consumers can contact phil & teds USA toll free at 1-855-652-9019 or by email between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or visit the company's website.
Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission’s website.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.