June 27, 2001
Primo Viaggo and Pliko Infant Car Seats/Travel Systems Recalled
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall by Peg Perego USA Inc.
affecting certain Primo Viaggo infant car seats, Pliko Travel System and Primo Viaggo
A small percentage of these car seats and car
seat/stroller combination products have a bottom latch mechanism on the seat, on the left,
side that does not completely engage the latching rod. This is due to the improper
positioning of the metal reinforcing bracket of the latch mechanism during manufacturing.
The Models affected by this recall are:
Primo Viaggo infant car seat
(Part Nos. CS00MU1MR41TF41 and CS00MU1MR41WD41);
Primo Viaggo infant car seat with base
(Part Nos. CS00US1BP41GS45, CS00US1BP41TV41, CS00US1NP41TR34, CS00US1PF41NF49,
CS00US1PF41RA41, CS00US8BP53DV53, CS00US8BP53RS53, CS00US8BP53RU53, and CS00US8BP53SK13);
Pliko Travel System (stroller
bundled as a single product) (Part Nos. LV34USLBP41TV41, LV34USLRC41GS46, LV34USNBP53DV53,
Primo Viaggo System (stroller
bundled as a single product) (Part Nos. ST33USLBP41TV41, ST33USNBP53DV53, ST38USLPF41NF49,
Peg Perego will notify its customers of the defect
and provide instructions on how to identify affected seats and perform the repair.
Peg Perefo USA Inc. has established a temporary
line that can be used to obtain more information about this safety recall. However, please
be advised that this line can only handle a limited number of calls and the hold time can
be up to 20 minutes. The temporary number for questions concerning this recall is
Owners can inspect and, if necessary, repair their
child seats according to fairly simple instructions obtainable from Peg Perego. The
inspection and repair should take only a few moments. Owners who have registered their
child seats with Peg Perego will be notified by letter with the necessary instructions on
how to perform the inspection and repair the seat. Other owners can obtain the
instructions from Peg Perego USA toll-free at 877-737-3468, through their Internet web
site at: http://www.perego.com/pages/RecallCSinstructions.htm
, or by writing directly to Peg Perego USA, Inc., 3625 Independence Drive, Fort Wayne, IN
[NHTSA Recall No. 01E027]
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2001. For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service
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Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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