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Mutsy USA Recalls EVO Strollers Due to Strangulation Hazard

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Mutsy USA, today announced a voluntary recall of approximately 340 Mutsy EVO strollers due to strangulation hazard. The opening between the grab bar and seat bottom of the stroller can allow an infant’s body to pass through and become entrapped at the neck, posing a strangulation hazard to young children when a child is not harnessed.

Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

This recall includes EVO strollers manufactured between February 2012 (01.02.12) and November 2012 (30.11.12) with the following model numbers: MT12-03, MT12-11, MT12-14, MT12-31, MT12-34, MT12-37, MT12-39, MT12-42, MT12-43 and MT12-48. The model number and date code can be found underneath the stroller seat on a white sticker.  The strollers have black or silver-colored metal frames with brown, navy blue, black, or white seats.  “EVO” is printed on the lower back frame of the stroller.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the strollers immediately and contact Mutsy USA to receive a free replacement seat unit and grab bar.

Sold at: Juvenile product stores nationwide and websites including www.amazon.com between April 2012 and December 2012 for about $400.

Importer: Mutsy USA Inc., of Newark, N.J.

Manufacturer: Mutsy BV., of Goirle, Netherlands

Manufactured in: China

Contact Mutsy USA toll-free at (877) 546-9230 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, e-mail at usa@mutsy.nl, or visit the firm’s website at www.mutsy.com for recall information.

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About Hollie Schultz

Baby Gizmo founder Hollie Schultz is the proud mom of three adorable kids. This certified CPS (Child Passenger Safety) Tech and baby gear expert is the host of the Baby Gizmo video reviews giving moms the inside look at baby products before they purchase them. Hollie is also the co-author of The Baby Gizmo Buying Guide. A former resident of Los Angeles, she and her family now live in Chicago. She loves the city but hates the cold!

Comments

  1. Felicity says:

    I never understand this type of recall that keeps happening with different stroller brands. If you strap your child in with the safety restraint, which I’m sure the instructions tell you to do at all times when your child is in the stroller, this “hazard” is non-existent. Anything can be dangerous if you don’t follow the instructions. Am I missing something here?

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