Phil & Teds recalls Explorer and Hammerhead strollers due to brake problems

OTTAWA – Phil & Teds is recalling the Explorer and Hammerhead models of strollers.

Health Canada says it’s possible for the brakes on some of the strollers to become damaged, resulting in the brakes no longer functioning as intended or failing entirely.

The affected strollers have metal frames and were sold as single strollers or with a kit to make them double strollers.

The Explorer is a three-wheeled stroller with a black powder coated steel frame and a fabric seat, basket and canopy, and was sold in a variety of colours.

The Hammerhead has a similar features to the Explorer, but is a four-wheeled stroller and was sold in black only.

Affected strollers were manufactured between June 2010 and January 2011, and sold in Canada and the U.S. until March of this year.

Around 1,900 Explorer units and 65 Hammerhead units of the recalled strollers were sold at specialty Juvenile goods outlets and online retailers across Canada.

Phil & Teds has received eight reports of incidents worldwide, however, no injuries have been reported.

Health Canada says neither the department nor the company has received reports of injuries related to the use of these strollers in Canada.

Consumers are advised to stop using the affected stroller and contact Phil & Teds to arrange to receive an upgraded brake assembly.

Regardless of any indication of damage, consumers are advised to register with the company to receive a replacement frame and self install instructions free of charge.

For more information contact Phil& Teds at 1-855-652-9019 or visit the company’s website at 杭州桑拿按摩论坛philandteds杭州龙凤.