Strangulation risk prompts recall of 223,000 strollers

If you’ve bought a Peg Perego baby stroller with a tray, please check it.

The company has recalled about 223,000 of its strollers after finding that children can become trapped and strangled between the trays on the strollers.

The Fort Wayne, Ind. company said a 6-month-old boy strangled to death in a stroller in 2004, while a 7-month-old girl was nearly strangled in 2006. The company recall includes Venezia and Pliko-P3 strollers made between January 2004 and September 2007. Only strollers with a child tray and one cup holder are part of the recall.

Read more about the recall here.

According to the company, the model numbers for the recalled Pliko-P3 stroller include IPFR28US34xxxxxxxx, IPFT28NA63, IPFT28NA64, IPP328MU10, IPP328MU09, IPP328US09, IPP328US10, IPP329US10, IPPA28US32, IPPA28US33, IPPA28US34, IPPD28NA34, IPPF28NA32, IPPF28NA57, IPPF28NA65, IPPF28NA66, IPPF28NA67, IPPF28NA68, IPPO28US32, IPPO28US34, IPPO28US62, IPPO28US69, IPPO28US70, and IPPO28US71.

The model number is printed on a white label on the back of the Pliko P-3’s stroller seat.

If you own a recalled Peg Perego stroller, stop using it and contact Peg Perego for a free repair kit. Call Peg Perego at 888-734-6020, or visit www.PegPeregoUSA.com for more information.

6 comments Add your comment

Really?

July 25th, 2012
12:04 pm

Well thanks for telling us in 2012. Glad my child didn’t have any issues with our Venezia. I did sell it at a consignment sale, hope those folks are seeing this note so they can get it repaired. LORD…nothing like waiting years to tell us! Seriously?

Whatever

July 25th, 2012
1:03 pm

LOL – strangulation.

Chappy

July 25th, 2012
1:29 pm

Do we have some modern day jump the gun here? I looked at this strollers picture online. It looks no different than a million other strollers. Some one just got the head phones on instead of listening to their child? Much much room between seat and tray. Who would put a child who can’t hold their head up in a seat of this knd anyway? Looks like a parenting issue to me. Like ten thousand other things these days.

Does everyone low not to take their hair dryer into the bath, and not to let your kids pla with dry cleaner bags?

LinkedOut

July 25th, 2012
1:53 pm

Can anyone see 6-8 years into the future and tell me if I need to be worried about the stroller that I have for my two girls today? I would hate for something to happen and not find out until 2018-2020!!

S-trollin

July 25th, 2012
2:13 pm

Your parenting is bad, and you should feel bad.

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