February 7, 2013

Mutsy USA Recalls EVO Strollers

Name of product: EVO strollers

Units: About 340

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.

 

Description: 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.

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.

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

Consumer Contact: 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.