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Bugaboo Recalls 50,700 Strollers

|16, January 2013


The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Bugaboo International B.V. today (1/15/2013) announced a voluntary recall of the Bugaboo Cameleon and the Bugaboo Donkey Model Strollers. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

About 46,300 Bugaboo Cameleon and Bugaboo Donkey Model Strollers in the US and 4,400 in Canada are part of the recall. The strollers were manufactured by Bugaboo International B.V., of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, manufactured in China, and imported by Bugaboo Americas, of El Segundo, Calif.

The recall has been issued because a button on the stroller's carrycot/seat carry handle can become disengaged and cause the handle to detach, posing fall and choking hazards to young children. Bugaboo has received 58 reports of carry handles detaching. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves the carry handles on Bugaboo Cameleon and Bugaboo Donkey model strollers with detachable carrycots/seats. The strollers were sold with a base, sun canopy and other accessories in various colors. A fabric tag on the side of the sun canopy has Bugaboo and the model name. Strollers included in the recall have a serial number that falls within the range listed below. Serial numbers are printed on the stroller's chassis, located under the carrycot/seat.

Serial Numbers Involved in the Recall

Bugaboo Cameleon

Serial Number 04011090900001 to 04031101009999
Serial Number 08011090900001 to 08021100800386
Serial Number 140100093600531 to 140103123350418

Bugaboo Donkey

Serial Number 170101105300001 to 170104130900500

The strollers were sold at Buy Buy Baby, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Toys R Us and other baby product stores nationwide, online at and other online retailers. between September 2009 and June 2012 for about 0. The Bugaboo Donkey was sold from January 2011 through December 2012 for between ,200 and ,600.

Consumers should immediately remove the carry handle from the strollers and contact Bugaboo for a free replacement handle. Consumers can continue to use the strollers while awaiting the replacement handle.

To receive more information about this recall, please contact Bugaboo International; at (800) 460-2922, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at Alternatively, consumers can email the firm at

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