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07/25/2012 at 9:42 PM
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Recall Alert! Peg Perego And Kolcraft Strollers

Photo: Photos: CPSC / The Bump

On Tuesday, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced two stroller recalls: about 223,000 Peg Perego strollers and about 5,000 Kolcraft strollers.

The Peg Perego recall includes older models of the Venezia and Pliko-P3 strollers manufactured between January 2004 and September 2007. They pose entrapment and strangulation risks.

Infants younger than 12 months of age are at risk of injury if they’re not harnessed. An opening between the stroller tray and seat bottom allows a child's body, causing their head and neck to get caught by the tray. Only strollers with a child tray and one cup holder are part of the recall.

The recalled Peg Perego strollers were sold at retail stores including Buy Buy Baby and Babies R Us from January 2004 through September 2010. You can find the model number on a white label on the back of the Pliko P-3’s seat and on the Venezia’s footboard.

Pliko-P3 Stroller Model Numbers: IPFR28US34xxxxxxxx IPFT28NA63 IPFT28NA64 IPP328MU10 IPP328MU09 IPP328US09 IPP328US10 IPP329US10 IPPA28US32 IPPA28US33 IPPA28US34 IPPD28NA34 IPPF28NA32 IPPF28NA57 IPPF28NA65 IPPF28NA66 IPPF28NA67 IPPF28NA68 IPPO28US32 IPPO28US34 IPPO28US62 IPPO28US69 IPPO28US70 IPPO28US71

Venezia Stroller Model Numbers: IPVA13MU09 IPVA13MU10 IPVA13US09 IPVA13US10 IPVA13US32 IPVA13US34 IPVC13NA32 IPVC13NA34

If you own one of these recalled strollers, stop using it immediately and contact Peg Perego for a free repair kit. Call the company anytime at (800) 734-6020, or visit its website at www.PegPeregoUSA.com.

The Kolcraft recall includes Contours Options LT Tandem strollers, which can pose falling and choking hazards. The front wheel assembly can break, resulting in a fall. Detached nuts pose a choking hazard to young children.

There have been six reports of front caster wheels breaking and two reports of the basket’s support screws and nuts detaching. The recalled strollers were sold at Burlington Coat Factory, Amazon.com and Target.com between February 2012 and July 2012. This recall includes all Contours Options LT Tandem strollers with the model number ZT012.

If your stroller is part of the Kolcraft recall, stop using it immediately and contact Kolcraft to receive free replacement wheels. If your stroller was manufactured in January and February 2012, you’ll receive replacement nuts for the basket support screws. Call Kolcraft toll-free at (800) 453-7673 between 8 a.m. and 6:45 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET Friday, or visit its website at www.kolcraft.com.

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