Car Seat Recalls/Defects & Safety Notices - Revised 5/24/2017
This list, covers child car seats manufactured after 12/31/08, was compiled by the Safety Restraint Coalition
(425) 828-8975 or 1-800-282-5587. For older seats see separate Archive List (revised yearly). Information may
change; always call manufacturer to verify. Most recent addition(s) are shaded.
This information may not be posted on a website or included in blogs without the express written permission
of the Washington State Safety Restraint Coalition 425-828-8975.
4moms
Bergeron (No Recalls)
Infant Seat
Self-installing Car Seat Made
Britax
888-614-6667 www.4moms.com
7/1/16 - 10/31/16. Problem: Hooks
locking carrier to base may stick or fail
to attach.Until replaced, double check
proper locking into base by pulling up
on carrier handle to assure it’s secure or
install carrier without base. Locate serial
number then Visit www.4moms.com/
recalls or call: 888-614-6667 for replacement carrier.
Aidia, Inc. (No Recalls)
800-371-2778 www.adaptivemall.com
888-427-4829 www.britaxusa.com
Infant Seats
B-Safe 35 Model EXLU65M and
models beginning “E9L” U65M,
U65P, U63F, U66R, S63F. B-Safe 35
Elite Models beginning “E9LS” 55T,
56P, 55U, 66C, 65U & B-Safe Travel
Systems Models beginning “S91”
4900, 5400, 5200, and S921900,
S01635200. Made 10/1/14 - 7/1/15.
Problem: Car seat carry handle may crack/
fracture while carrying it, causing risk of
injury to child. Do not carry by handle until
fixed. Recall does not affect seat when used
Angel Guard (No Recalls)
in vehicle or on stroller. Go to www.bsaf800-815-6330 www.angel-guard.com
e35recall.com to order remedy kit and watch
video or Call: 800-683-2045.
Aprica (No Recalls)
Chaperone Problem #1: Models
888-569-7288 www.urbinibaby.com
begin “E9L692” J, K, L, & M made 9/1/10
- 4/30/11. Harness adjuster may detach
Aria Child (No Recalls)
from the shell. Should it detatch the
harness straps will not properly secure
888-569-7288 www.apricacom
the child resulting in increased risk of
injury in a crash. IF the harness adjuster
Baby Jogger, LLC
on your Chaperone Infant Car Seat de800-241-1848 www.babyjogger.com taches, discontinue use of the product
Infant Seats
immediately and contact Britax. Call:
City GO Infant seat Models BJ64510, 888-427-4829 for a remedy kit including
a harness adjuster clip & instructions
BJ64529; City GO Infant Car Seat
for properly installing it. Problem #2:
Base Models BJ80400, BJ61500; City
Mini Car Seat/Stroller System Mod- Models begin “E9L69” N9, P2, P3, & P5
el BJ72510; Vue Lite Car Seat/Stroll- made 4/09 - 5/10. Chest clip is brittle &
er System BJ70411,BJ70424, BJ70431 may break causing sharp edges/choking
made 11/3/14 - 4/30/15. Problem: Incor- hazard. Call: 888-427-4829 for instructions
rect/missing information on labels/instruc- & new chest clip. If chest clip is broken, retion book may decrease correct use of seat move chest clip & any fragments. Contiue
increasing risk of injury.Call: 800-241-1848 to use seat until replacement chest clip is
installed.
for free replacement infant car seat.
866-328-8661 www.aidiaproducts.com
Baby Trend
800-328-7363, www.babytrend.com
Convertible Seats
Advocate 70-G3, Boulevard 70-G3
and Pavillion 70-G3. Models begin
“E9L” J91A, E91M, J91S, J92E, J93P, J93S,
Harnessed Booster
3-in-One Hybrid LX model FB48417 K91A, K31A, K31Q, K32D, K32Z, K33Q,
made 7/14/16 sold only at Wal-Mart &
model FB58181 made 7/23/16 sold
only at MIlitary Exchanges. Problem: In
a crash, center adjuster may detach in
harnessed mode if child weighs more
than 40 pounds. Locate serial number
then visit www.babytrend.com or call:
800-328-7363 to determine if your seat
requires free replacement.
3-in-One TrendZ Fastback Models
FB60070, FB60408 made 10/11 - 7/13.
Problem: Buckle may become difficult to unlatch or become stuck in
latched position. Call: 800-328-7363 for
new buckle. Effectiveness of buckle
to restrain child is NOT affected.
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L11A, L11Q, L12D, L12Z, G81A, G83N,
G83P, G83X, G83Y, L21A, L23P, L23Y made
6/1/12 - 8/31/12. Problem: Child chewing
on HUGS chest pad may bite off small
piece, presenting choking hazard. Call:
888-427-4829 for new HUGS chest pads.
New HUGS pads are marked “PP” under
harness webbing.
Advocate ClickTight Models
E9LT86F, E1A135Q, E9LT86G, E9LT85Q,
E9LT86A, E9LT86H, E9LT85S, E1A015Q,
E1A016A, and E1A016H. Made 8/1/14
- 7/29/15. Problem: Harness adjuster
button (red) may remain down in release
position and prevent harness from locking.
Continue using seat if harness button does
not stick and harness remains tensioned.
All registered owners will receive a repair kit
automatically. Go to www.BritaxClickTightConvertibleRecall.com to have a rememdy kit
mailed or Call: 1-888-427-4829, Option 3.
Boulevard ClickTight Models beginning “E1A” 013Q, 016A, 016H,135Q,
LT85Q, and beginning “E9LT” 85Q, 85S,
86A, 86F, 86G, 86H made 8/1/14 7/29/15. Problem: Harness adjuster button
(red) may remain down in release position
and prevent harness from locking. Continue
using seat if harness button does not stick
and harness remains tensioned. All registered
owners will receive a repair kit automatically.
Go to www.BritaxClickTightConvertibleRecall.
com to have a rememdy kit mailed or Call:
1-888-427-4829, Option 3.
Marathon ClickTight models
E1A116L, E9LT76P, E9LT71Q, E9LT76N,
E9LT76B, E9LT75R, E9LT76L, E1A006B,
E1A005R and EXA116L made 8/1/14 7/29/15. Problem: Harness adjuster button
(red) may remain down in release position
and prevent harness from locking. Continue
using seat if harness button does not stick
and harness remains tensioned. All registered
owners will receive a repair kit automatically.
Go to www.BritaxClickTightConvertibleRecall.
com to have a rememdy kit mailed or Call:
1-888-427-4829, Option 3.
BubbleBum (No Recalls)
800-969-6586, www.bubblebum.us
CARES (No Recalls)
800-299-6249 www.kidsflysafe.com
Chicco
(No Recalls on seats less than 10 years old)
877-424-4226 www.chiccousa.com
CLEK Inc. (No Recalls)
866-656-2462 www.clekinc.com
Columbia Medical (No Recalls)
800-454-6612 www.columbiamedical.co
Combi USA, Inc.
800-992-6624 www.combiusa.com
Convertible Seats
Problem 1: Coccoro Model 8220 made
1/1/09-7/31/16. When installed forward facing and secured with vehicle LAP-ONLY
belt, excessive force may be transferred to
the car seat occupant in a crash increasing
their risk of injury. (Recall does not affect use
of seat when installed in rear-facing position,
or if installed forward-facing with lap/ shoulder belt and lock-off or lower anchors and
tether.) Call: 888-232-3294 or visit http://
registration.combiusa.com/recall for free
Remedy Kit with new bottom cover.
Problem #2:
• Coccoro Model 818220 made 1/1/09
- 12/31/12
• Zeus Turn Model 8815 made 7/15/07
- 3/31/09
• Zeus 360 made 2/1/09 - 5/31/12.
Embedded plastic button prevents harness from meeting minimum breaking
strength tolerance when tested independently from child restraint. Could
affect overall performance of child
restraint in event of crash. Call: 844-6971690 for Remedy Kit with new straps
or visit http://www.combiusa.com/
Safety-Notifications/Recall-Information.
aspx to register and recieve Remedy Kit.
Combi encourages use of seat until kit is
received and installed.
Compass (See Tomy)
Convaid (No Recalls)
888-266-8243 www.convaid.com
Cosco (See Dorel)
Cybex
800-593-5522 www.regallager.com
Booster Seats
Cybex Solution X-fix Models
0500200 & 0500760 made 2/1/10 2/28/10. Problem: Seats are labeled with
incorrect warning related to securing an
unoccupied booster. Increases risk of
unoccupied booster striking vehicle occupants causing injury in a severe crash.
Call: 800-593-5522 or visit www.regallager.com/recall for a new warning label
and Owner’s Manual. Safety of the seat
when used with a properly secured child
is not affected. If the seat is unoccupied,
ensure it is belted into the vehicle with
the vehicle seat belt even when using the
LATCH connectors.
Diono (No Recalls)
888-366-7909 www.diono.com
Dorel Juvenile Group (Cosco, Eddie Bauer, Safety 1st, Maxi Cosi, Quinny)
800-544-1108 www.djgusa.com
Infant Seats
All Infant Seats sold as part of a
stroller system under Safety 1st,
Cosco, Disney, or Eddie Bauer.
Made 1/6/08 - 4/6/09. Models, beginning “22-” were sold under the following
names and numbers:
• Safety 1st Sojurn: 057 DBY, 085 DWA,
057 CLN, 057 HRT, 322 HRR, 322
PTK, 057 LPH, & 085 LYN.
5/24/2017
•
Safety 1st Eurostar: 322 KDL, 322
LXI, 322 OLY, 322 PRS, 322 MAI, &
325 COB.
• Safety 1st Explorer: 095 RBK.
• Safety 1st Lite Wave: 380 LGA &
380 MSA.
• Safety 1st Vector: 627 WAV & 325
PAC.
• Cosco Sprint: 300 FZN, 300 OSF,
300 CSF, 300 JJV, 300 THD, & 300
TWD.
• Disney Propack: 627 AWF, 355
LBF, 305 NAB, 305 PPH, & 355
PWK.
• Eddie Bauer Adventurer: 627
CGT, 627 FRK, 627 SNW & 627
WPR.
• Eddie Bauer Endeavor: 627 KGS
& 655 BYTE.
Problem: Handle releases suddenly
when carried. Seat may flip & child may
fall. Call: 866-762-3316 or visit www.
djgusa.com to order handle repair kit.
Until installed, do not use handle to
carry.
Comfy Carry Model IC123 FSM
made 5/1/11 - 4/25/12. Problem: Some
seats were sold without lower LATCH
attachment strap. Call: 877-416-8111
for replacement base with LATCH.
Until new base is received consumers
should use the seat installed with a
seat belt.
Maxi-Cosi Mico Models beginnig
“22-” 371CIP, 371CTR, 371FSB, 371LYP,
371MJR, 371PHT, 371RFR, 371TRL, &
372TTH made 5/1/08 - 4/30/09. Problem: Harness may gradually loosen
during normal use increasing risk of
injury in crash. Until repaired double
check to assure harness is adjusted
snugly around child. Call: 866-623-3139
or email consumer@djgusa.com for
repair kit.
OnBoard Models beginning “22-”
077FSM, 078DMS, 346VAL, 356NTR,
356PRO, 356TRI, 657FRK, 657MTT,
657PST, 657SNW, 657SON, & 657VND
also model IC-072SON made 5/1/08
- 4/30/09. Problem: Harness may
gradually loosen during normal use
increasing risk of injury in crash. Until
repaired double check to assure harness is adjusted snugly around child.
Call: 866-623-3139 or email consumer@
djgusa.com for repair kit.
OnBoard 35 Model IC124 FSM made
5/1/11 - 4/25/12. Problem: Some seats
were sold without lower LATCH attachment strap. Call: 877-416-8111 for replacement base with LATCH. Until new
base is received consumers should use
the seat installed with a seat belt.
Convertible Seats
Safety1st Complete Air LX Models
CC050AJH, CC050ANY, CC050ANZ,
CC050AOQ and Safety1st Complete Air SE Models CC051AIR made
7/20/10 - 5/18/11. Problem: Arrows
for rear facing belt path installation
may appear to point to forward facing belt path. If not installed properly, child may be injured in a crash.
Call: 877-675-2355 or email rfbaselabel@djgusa.com for new label.
5/24/2017
Safety1st Alpha Omega Elite Mod-
els 22187ANL, 22187REM, 22187REMA,
22187SAR, 22187SARA, 22465FSM,
CC033BMT, CC043ANK, CC043ANL,
CC043AQS made 7/20/10 - 5/18/11.
Problem: Arrows for rear facing belt
path installation may appear to point
to forward facing belt path. If not installed properly, child may be injured
in a crash. Call: 877-675-2355 or email
rfbaselabel@djgusa.com for free new
labels and installation instructions.
Alpha Omega, Alpha Omega
Elite, Enspira, Maxi-Cosi Priori,
Prospect, & Vantage Models begin
“22-” 148RDH, 149PAL, 150BNS, 152BVL,
152CMN, 152RGS, 154HTR, 155BDF,
155HMR, 155NSHE, 155OTC, 155TRP,
158BLL, 158GRS, 158SPA, 159SGT, 172BKE,
172BRT, 172OKW, 172PHO, 172SVT,
177SNP, 177SNP2, 178SCT, 178STL,
178VSS, 185BVL2, 188BVL2, 195SVS,
195SVS2, 412, 439ABY3, 439HTP3,
439OKP3, 439VNS3, 449GES, 452RBYE,
453BCT, 453FSM, 456BVL, 456CAB,
456CAO, 456CSR, 456LMT, 456MIL,
456MRR, 456NTM, 456NTR, 456PRO,
456SCY, 456SUZ, 456TRI, 456TTN, 458FTM,
458NYC, 459MTG, 462BLN, 465BMT,
469BSE, 469BSEC, 475BVL, 476CIP, 476CTR,
476FSB, 476GIP, 476ISP, 476NOW, 476NRF,
476PHT, 476PMK, 476PNG, 486CRI, 486GIP,
486TTH, 546BSE, 547CHA, 553BVL3,
554PCR, 554PCR3, 554RCR3, 561WAL,
564ARZ, 564MIL, 564NTR, 564OKW,
564PHO, 564PRO, 564TRI, 564VLC,
567GRH, 574PCR3, 580BYR, 740HPN,
741ATI, 741BWD, 741GRT, 741, 755BLD,
758BYT, 758CMP, 758FRK, 758HDS,
758HID, 758KGS, 758PST, 758SNW,
758SON, 758VND, 759MTT, 790CGT,
790SNW, 790WPR, 790WPR2, 799MER,
880BYT, 880MTT, 880MTTA, 880SON,
880SONA, & 560FSM also models 93560FSM, 17-439ABY, & 17-439HTP made
5/1/08 - 4/30/09. Problem: Harness
may gradually loosen during normal
use increasing risk of injury in crash.
Until repaired double check to assure
harness is adjusted snugly around child.
Call: 866-623-3139 or email consumer@
djgusa.com for repair kit.
Evenflo
800-233-5921 www.evenflo.com
Infant Seats
Embrace35 Models 30711365,
31511040, 31511323, 31511400,3151198,
3151953, 31521138, 46811205, 46811237,
48111200, 48111215, 48111215A,
48111218, 48111234, 48111235,
48111235A, 48111462, 48411391,
48411391D, 48411392, 48411504,
48411504d, 52911307A, 52921040,
55311138, 55311238, and 55311292
made 12/1/11 - 5/31/13. Problem:
Harness buckle may become stuck
in latched position making it difficult
to remove child. Order new buckle at
www.buckle.evenflo.com or Call: 800490-7591
First Choice Model 3604098 made
1/16/09 - 9/29/09. Problem: Mandatory information may be missing from
product labels. Call: 800-233-5921 for
replacement labels.
Convertible Seats
Buckle Recall on these models:
• Momentum 65 (LX and DLX)
Models beginning “385” made
3/4/13 - 8/26/13.
• Sure Ride DLX Models beginning with “371” made 6/20/12
- 10/17/13.
• Titan 65 Models beginning
“371” made 6/20/12 - 10/17/13.
Problem: Harness buckle may become
stuck in latched position making it
difficult to remove child. Order new
buckle at www.buckle.evenflo.com or
Call: 800-490-7591
Harnessed Booster/All-in-1
Buckle Recall on these models:
• Chase, Chase LX & Chase
Select Models beginning “306”
•
•
Secure Kid (LX, DLX, 100, 300, and
400 models) beginning “308”
•
Symphony 65, 65E3 (LX and
DLX) Models beginning “345” or
•
Maestro and Maestro Perfomance models beginning “310”
Eddie Bauer Deluxe 3 in 1
convertible Models beginning
22790CGT, CC046AAI, CC046AAU,
CC046CTA, CC046SNW, CC046WPR
made 7/20/10 - 5/18/11. Problem:
Arrows for rear facing belt path installation may appear to point to forward
facing belt path. If not installed properly, child may be injured in a crash.
Call: 877-675-2355 or email rfbaselabel@djgusa.com for free new labels
and installation instructions.
Downunder (No Recalls)
Dream On Me (No Recalls)
732-748-1300 www.dreamonme.com
EddieBauer (See Dorel)
made 8/23/11 - 3/3/14
Chase LX and DLX Models
beginning “329” made 8/23/113/3/14.
made 12/13/11 - 3/3/14.
“346” made 10/2/12-8/26/13.
made 8/22/11 - 10/17/13 have
buckle recall (below) and Maestro
Model numbers beginning
“310” made 11/24/09 - 4/9/10
have Problem #2: In a crash,
crack may form at front of seat
causing child not be be properly
restrained. Call: 800-233-5921
for reinforcement kit. Children
weighing less than 40 lbs. should
use another seat until repaired;
those weighing more than 40
lbs. may continue use only as a
booster until repaired.
Problem: Harness buckle may become
stuck in latched position making it
difficult to remove child. Order new
buckle at www.buckle.evenflo.com
or Call: 800-490-7591
Evolve 3-in-1 Combination
Booster Models 34411700 and
344117421 made before 2/9/16
when used with harness. Problem:
Child may reach button and loosen
harness. IF child loosens harness
stop using seat until remedy kit is
installed. Order remedy kit at www.
evolve.evenflo.com or Call: 800-2335921
Transitions 3-in-1 Combination Booster Models 34411686,
34411695, and 34411029, made
12/18/14 - 1/29/16 when used with
harness. Problem: Child may reach
button loosening harness and
increasing risk of injury in crash. Order remedy kit at www.transitions.
evenflo.com or Call: 800-233-5921
Booster Seats
Big Kid Model 30911173AD,
3091967AD, 30911118AD &
30911120D. Problem: Small number
of seats intended for display were incorrectly shipped to institutional customers. Seats were shipped between
8/6/12 - 9/18/12 and meet all crashworthiness standards. Affected units
have a label stating: “Display Only, ”
Not intended for sale” on back of headrest. Call: 800-233-5921 for instruction manual, registration card & label.
Exo Motion (See Recaro)
E-Z-On Products (No Recalls)
800-323-6598, www.ezonpro.com
First Years (See Tomy)
Fisher Price (See Britax)
GoBooster (No Recalls)
888-327-4336 http://gobooster.com
Goodbaby USA (No Recalls)
844-543-2020 www.gbchildusa.com
Graco
800-345-4109, www.gracobaby.com
Infant Seats
Graco Buckle Recall on:
•
SnugRide & SnugRide Classic Connect made 3/1/11 -
•
SnugRide 30 & SnugRide
Classic Connect 30 made
•
SnugRide 35 & SnugRide
Classic Connect 35 made
•
SnugRide Click Connect 40
•
Aprica A30 made 7/1/11 -
5/31/13
7/1/10 - 1/31/13;
5/1/11 - 1/31/13
made 6/1/12 - 12/31/12
4/30/12.
Problem: Some harness buckles can
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become stuck
in latched position. Effectiveness of •
buckle to restrain child is NOT affected. Order replacement buckle •
online www.GracoBuckleRecall.com
or Call: 877-766-7470.
•
Model 1813074 made 6/20/14 -7/27/14
Model 1872691
made 5/16/14 - 8/1/14
Model 1853478
made 7/11/14 - 7/27/14
Convertible Seats
• Model 1871689
. made 7/5/14 - 7/24/14
Buckle Recall on these models
• Classic Ride 50 made
• Model 1877535
10/1/11 - 9/30/13.
made 5/26/14 - 7/27/14
• Cozy Cline, Toddler
• Model 1813015
made 7/3/14 - 7/24/14
SafeSeat-Step 2 made 1/1/06
- 4/30/10.
• Model 1794334
made 5/20/14 - 7/15/14
• My Ride 70 made 5/1/12 Problem: Harness webbing does not meet
7/31/13.
breaking strength. Order new harness
• My Size 70, Size4Me 70,
webbing kit at Gracobaby.com or Call
Headwise 70, Headwise
800-345-4109 Seat may continue to be used
70 withSafety Surround
while waiting for replacement kit.
made 1/1/12 - 7/31/13 (and
8/3/13 as some made after the Ready Ride Models 1924519, 1923520
made 3/1/14 - 2/28/15. Problem: Label is
end date of production were
missing information on instruction book locamade with the old buckles).
tion. Call: 800-345-4109.
• Ready Ride 70 made
10/01/10 - 9/30/13.
•
Smart Seat, Smart Seat
with Safety Surround
All-in-1
Milestone Models 1910130, 1923980,
1926538, 1926539 made 7/9/15 - 10/9/15.
made 12/1/10 - 9/30/13 and
Problem: Labels do not have required word10/9/13, 12/25/13, 1/10/14
ing about how to install seat with LATCH
(some made after the end date
or seat belt per FMVSS 213. Recall does not
of production were made with
affect safety performance. Registered owners
the old buckles).
will be sent a new label or Call: 800-345Problem: Some harness buckles can
4109.
become stuck in latched position.
Effectiveness of buckle to restrain
Combination Seats
child is NOT affected. Order reBuckle Recall on these models:
placement buckle online www.
GracoBuckleRecall.com or Call: 877- • Argos 70 and Argos 70 Elite made
5/1/11–7/31/13.
766-7470.
•
Nautilus
3-in-1, Nautilus Elite,
Classic Ride model 1812930 made
Nautilus Plus, made 10/1/27–
3/1/14 - 2/28/15. Problem: Label miss7/31/13 (and 8/19/13 as some seats
ing information on locating instructions.
were made using recalled buckles).
Order replacement label https://pages.
email.gracobaby.com/2016LabelRecall/ Problem: Harness buckle can become
stuck in latched position. Effectiveness
or Call: 800-345-4109.
of buckle to restrain child is NOT afComfort Sport models 1794333,
fected. Order replacement buckle using
1813040 made 3/1/14 - 2/28/15.
Problem: Label is missing information Graco’s online order form at GracoBuckleRecall.com or Call: 877-766-7470.
on location of instruction book. Order
free replacement label at https://pages.
Booster Seats
email.gracobaby.com/2016LabelRecall/ Turbo booster seat models:
or Call: 800-345-4109.
•
1963973 made 3/8/16–4/2/16
Extend2Fit model 1954477 made • 1963974 made
12/22/15–3/30/16
11/27/15 - 1/20/16. Problem: Recline
• 1963975 made
label affixed to wrong location may
12/22/15–3/17/16
result in infant too upright or toddler
too reclined. Assure all labels including • 1963976 made
2/17/16–3/24/16
recline label identifying recline postions
1-6 on each side of seat are not in same • 1967886 made 1/13/16–4/5/16
language. Call: 800-345-4109 for new • 1975173 made 3/29/16
Problem: Owner’s manual omits instruclabel.
tion to prevent seat from becoming
My Ride 65, My Ride 65 with
projectile by buckling it when not in
Safety Surround made 4/1/09 use. Seat is still effective to restrain
7/31/13 and 9/30/13. Problem #1:
Some harness buckles can become child. Verify your booster is affected
stuck in latched position. Effective- then download the information online at https://pages.emailgracobaby.
ness of buckle to restrain child is
NOT affected. Order replacement com/2016TurboBoosterRecall/ or Call: 800345-4109 for missing instructions.
buckle online www.GracoBuckleRecall.com or Call: 877-766-7470.
Harmony (No Recalls) 877-306-1001
Problem #2: My Ride 65. In addition
to model numbers & dates listed, fabric www.harmonyjuvenile.com
tag on back of harness MUST be
labeled 2014/06.
hauk Fun for Kids (No Recalls)
• Model 1908152
905-455-5888
made 7/23/14 - 7/27/14
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Immi
(See Safe Guard)
JJ Cole
(See Tomy)
Jané (No Recalls)
415-824-12371 www.jane.com
Jeffco Fibres (No Recalls)
Nuna (No Recalls)
855-686-2872 www.nuna.eu/USA/index
Orbit Baby
877-672-2229, www.orbitbaby.com
Infant Seat
Orbit Baby Car Seat Bases
Kiddy
Problem: G2 Bases model ORB822000
with Batch #A0840, A0860 or A0880
made 3/20/13 - 7/20/13. StrongArm
knob may detach or spin without tightening base preventing proper installation.
Register seat at Orbit website, then Call:
877-672-2220 for StrongArm knob
repair kit. If seat is not tightly secured
then install without base until repaired.
Combination Seats
World Plus Combination seat mod-
Peg Perego (No Recalls)
508-673-1001 www.jeffcofibres.com
Jupiter Industries (No Recalls)
800-465-5795 www.jupiterindustries.com
678-377-3309 www.kiddyusa.com
el 51-100WP made 2/1/12 - 10/5/13
(all models ever produced). Problem:
Buckle tongue on shield may not fully engage leaving child unrestrained. Affects
seat only when used with shield (not as
booster). Call: Kiddy Customer Service
855-925-4339 to arrange return of seat
and reimbursement of full purchase
price.
Kids Embrace (No Recalls)
866-947-3287 www.kidsembrace.com
Lamaze (See Tomy)
LaRoche Brothers (No Recalls)
(See Jeffco Fibres)
Learning Curve (See Tomy)
Lenox Juvenile Group
(No Recalls) (Out of business)
Lil Fan (No Recalls)
317-804-9160 www.lilfan.com
Little Tikes (No Recalls)
800-321-0183 www.littletikes.com
Maxi-Cosi (See Dorel)
Merritt Manufacturing
317-409-0148 www.eztether.com
Mia Moda, Inc.
866-642-6632 www.miamodainc.com
Infant Seats
Mia Moda Viva and Viva Supreme
Model 5000, 5001, 5050, 5051, 5070,
5071, 5080, & 5081. Problem: Harness
splitter plate on rear of seat has sharp
edges & may cut harness or base may
crack in crash. In crash child would
not be properly restrained. Call: 877546-8437 Immediately stop using the
seat. Manufacturer will offer refund.
800-671-1701 www.pegperego.com
Phil & Teds (No Recalls)
800-839-4985 www.philandteds.com
Porsche (Contact Britax)
Recaro
888-973-2276 www.recaro.com
Convertible Seats
Como all models made 11/1/07 2/16/09. Problem: Harness may not
tighten/lock properly. In crash child
may not be securely restrained & sustain injury. Inspect seat: Take empty
seat & pull on harness adjuster strap
to fully tighten harness. Next, pull on
both shoulder straps without lifting/
pressing harness release lever. If
straps loosen, immediately stop using
seat. Call: 888-473-2290 for replacement.
If harness straps stay tight continue using
seat.
ProRide All models beginning
with 332.01 made 4/9/10 - 6/9/15
Problem: Tether may detach from car
seat during crash increading risk of
injury to child/other occupants. Email
recarorecall@m-s-s.com or Call: 866-6284750.
PerformanceRide All models beginning with 33301 made 1/15/13 - 6/9/15.
Problem: Tether may detach from car
seat during crash increading risk of injury
to child or other occupants. Call: 866-6284750 or email recarorecall@m-s-s.com.
Signo Problem: All models made
11/1/07 - 2/16/09. Problem: Harness may not tighten/lock properly.
In crash child may not be securely
restrained & sustain injury. Inspect
seat: Take empty seat & pull on harness adjuster strap to fully tighten
harness. Next, pull on both shoulder
straps without lifting/pressing harness release lever. If straps loosen,
immediately stop using seat. Call: 888473-2290 for replacement. If harness
straps stay tight continue using seat.
Regal Lager (See Cybex)
Nania (See Team-Tex)
5/24/2017
Safe Traffic System
(No Recalls) 847-233-0365
www.safetrafficsystem.com
SafeGuard (No Recalls)
800-586-7839 www.safeguardseat.com
Safeline Kids (See Tripleplay)
Safety Angel/Safe Start
(No Recalls)
561-732-1233 www.safetyangel.com
Safety Baby (see Team Tex)
Safety 1st (see Dorel)
Sammons Preston (No Recalls)
800-323-5547
www.sammonspreston.com
Simple Parenting (No Recalls)
862-240-1755
www.happykidssmartparents.com
Snugli
800-374-3603 www.snugli.com
Booster Seats
Snugli Booster models beginning
“308” made 12/13/11 - 3/3/14. Problem: Harness buckle may become
stuck in latched position making it difficult to remove child. Order replacement buckle on- line www.buckle.
evenflo.com or call: 800-490-7591
Summer Infant (No Recalls)
800-268-6237
www.summerinfant.com
Sunshine Kids (See Diono)
Teutonia USA (No Recalls)
877-838-8664, www.teutoniausa.com
Tomy International (No Recalls)
800-704-8697 www.tomy.com
Infant Seat
Learning Curve models I420 (with
fabric codes ARD, FUO and MAR)
made 5/7/06 - 5/15/06. Problem: Shell
may crack in crash if metal slide on end
of crotch strap is not installed correctly.
Assure metal slides lie flat against shell
in correct location. Call: 800-704-8697
for assistance.
Uppababy
(No Recalls)
781-413-3000 www.uppababy.com
Urbini (See Aria Child)
Volvo (No Recalls)
800-458-1552 www.volvocars.com
5/24/2017
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Archive List
Car Seat Recalls/Defects & Safety Notices January 2016
This list, covering child car seats manufactured from 1/1/81 until 12/31/08, was compiled by the Safety Restraint Coalition (425) 828-8975 or 1-800-282-5587. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration & manufacturers do not recommended using restraints older than six to ten years based on the type of seat. This list
contains older seats as a reference document. Information may change, always call manufacturer to verify.
This information may not be posted on a website or included in blogs without the express written permission
of the Washington State Safety Restraint Coalition.
Alkot (see Love Seat)
All Our Kids (Out of business)
Travel Vest: All models Problem:
Fails flammability. Destroy!
American Motors
(See Love Seat)
Babyhood (out of business)
Convertible Seats
Baby-Sitter Model 8200 made 1/92-
6/93. Problem: Buckle can be hard to
release. Destroy!
Wonda Chair Model 810 pre-12/82.
Problem: Harness may be misrouted.
Destroy!
Baby Trend
800-328-7363, www.babytrend.com
Infant Seats
Rigid Latch-Loc Models 6439, 6448,
6481, & stand alone base 6400 made
5/14/07-4/1/08. Problem: LATCH connector metal parts (pawls) can crack
allowing connectors on base to release
from vehicle anchors in severe crash.
Call: 800-328-7363 for replacement FlexLoc Base in exchange for Rigid LatchLoc Base. Until replaced secure base or
seat alone w/ vehicle belt.
Basic Comfort (Out of Business)
Booster Seats
Galaxy 2000 All models Problem #1:
Improperly positioned shoulder belt
may increase risk of injury. Destroy!
Problem #2: Made 11/25/98-1/31/99.
Defective backs & cushions may become brittle. Destroy!
Bobby Mac (see Evenflo)
Bolform (out of business)
Buckle Up Model 84E-019 Problem:
Failed crash test. Destroy!
Britax
888-427-4829, www.britaxusa.com
Infant Seats
Companion Problem #1: All Models
made pre-11/1/07. Clarification campaign to update users guide; clarify
height; & inner buckle strap position.
Use inner buckle position for infants
under 11 lbs. Once child reaches 11 lbs.
move to outer position for remainder
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of use with that child. Child exceeds
height requirement when top of head
is less than 1 inch from top of seat or
height exceeds 30 inches. Call: 888-4274829 for instructions & labels. Problem
#2: Model E9L14 made 10/31/036/6/04. Tabs on bottom of carrier may
not be properly seated. If not properly
seated carrier may rotate too far in
crash increasing risk of injury. Call: 888427-4829 for inspection instructions.
If unit is affected, use carrier without
base until replaced. Britax recommends
use of this product be discontinued as
it is older than six years from date of
manufacture.
Convertible Seats
Advantage model E9022 made
3/5/01-7/26/01. Problem: Tether
bracket may separate from seat in
crash. Destroy!
Boulevard Model beginning E9L57
made 3/1/06-8/1/06. Problem: In crash,
tether hook may open/break & release
when used forward facing for child over
50 lbs. If tether breaks, seat may move
from upright to reclined position increasing risk of injury. Do not use tether
for child over 50 lbs. Call: 888-427-4829
for new manual & labels.
Decathlon Model E9L47 made
2/12/05-7/31/07. Problem: When adjuster strap is pulled from an extreme
side angle, push button housing may
separate from shell. Allowing adjuster
to move out of position so harness may
become difficult to tighten properly.
Call: 888-427-4829 to request push rivet
fasteners to secure adjuster to housing.
Marathon Problem #1: Model E9L06,
E9W06 & E906 made 5/23/06-7/28/06.
Only seats with lot number “KGR 01 A”
stamped on tether hook are affected.
Tether hook may open & release, when
used for a child weighing more than
50 lbs, allowing child to move too far
forward. Discontinue use of tether for
child over 50 lbs until replacement is
installed. Note: Tether should only be
used beyond 50 lbs if vehicle manufacturer allows tethering above this
weight. Call: 888-427-4829 for tether
hook & “DO NOT USE” label. Problem #2:
Model E9L06 made pre-7/24/04. Adjustment strap may slip & allow harness
to loosen. Call: 888-427-4829 for new
strap. Until replaced, check slippage
by pulling on harness without lifting
release lever. If harness loosens do not
use seat until fixed.
Roundabout Model 161 made
1/13/99-3/14/99. Problem: Shell may be
molded incorrectly allowing too much
forward head movement. Destroy!
Wizard Model E9L07 made pre7/24/04. Problem: Adjustment strap
may slip & allow harness to loosen.
Call: 888-427-4829 for new strap. Until
replaced, check slippage by pulling on
harness without lifting release lever. If
harness loosens do not use seat until
fixed. Britax recommends use of this
product be discontinued as it is older
than six years from date of manufacture.
Forward Facing Only Seats
Husky Problem #1: Model E9L30
made pre-7/24/04. Adjustment strap
may slip & allow harness to loosen.
Call: 888-427-4829 for new strap. Until
replaced, check slippage by pulling
harness without lifting release lever. If
harness loosens do not use seat until
fixed. Britax recommends use of this product be discontinued as it is older than six
years from date of manufacture. Problem
#2: All models & manufacture dates.
Use of long (serpentine) belt path w/ lap
only belt allows too much forward head
movement. Call: 888-427-4829 for new
labels & instructions.
Regent Advisory Problem #1: Models
beginning E9L39 made pre-6/18/07.
Seat & instructions have been modified
to enhance performance. Call: 888427-4829 for instructions, label, longer
LATCH strap & slip-resistant strips. Use
long belt path for 22-40 lbs. & short
path for 40-80 lbs. Recline bar required
for ALL installations. Problem #2:
Recall model E9L3998 made 12/18/061/18/07 with Classic fabric. Incorrect
warning label on cover. Call: 888-4274829 for new pad.
Traveler Plus Model E9L32 made
pre-7/24/04. Problem: Adjustment strap
may slip & allow harness to loosen.
Call: 888-427-4829 for new strap. Until
replaced, check slippage by pulling on
harness without lifting release lever. If
harness loosens do not use seat until
fixed. Britax recommends use of this
product be discontinued as it is older
than six years from date of manufacture.
Combination Seats
Frontier Model E9L54E7, E9L54H6,
E9L54H7, & E9L54M6 (black harness)
made 4/1/08-9/14/08 , and E9L5490
(beige harness) made 4/1/08-9/17/08.
Problem: When loosening harness by
pulling on only one strap, straps may
become detached from harness yoke
on back of seat causing child to be
improperly restrained. Call: 888-427-
4829 for repair kit with plastic covers for
end of harness. Always pull on both straps
to loosen.
Forward Facing Only Seats
Freeway model 101 made 6/1/96-
4/18/97. Problem: Buckle can be
opened by lifting up on push button.
Destroy!
Super Elite Problem #1: Model E9031
all dates. Harness adjuster may stick
causing webbing to slip & harness to
loosen. Call: 888-427-4829 for adjuster
strap guide. Until repaired check harness is secure before use. Problem #2:
Model E9031 made 4/25/01-2/15/02.
Too much forward head movement in
crash without HUGS harness system.
Destroy!
Century (see Graco)
Champion (see Renolux)
Chicco
877-424-4226 www.chiccousa.com
Infant Seats
KeyFit & KeyFit 30 Bases Only
All models made 2/26/08-3/17/08.
Problem: Some bases have defect in
LATCH attachments. When installed
with LATCH webbing used to tighten
seat, can slip & loosen. NOTE: Until
repaired install only with vehicle seat
belt. Call: 800-807-8817 to report defective base and receive envelope. Owner will
then cut off LATCH connectors, send in
with personal information and will receive
new base.
Chrysler
Built-In Child Seats
Minivans Made 6/96-7/96. Problem:
Bolts holding seat to frame can break.
Call: dealer for replacement.
1996-1997 Town & Country,
Dodge Caravan/Grand Caravan,
Plymouth Voyager/Grand Voyagers. Problem: Latch plate becomes
dirty making harness release difficult.
Call: dealer to clean & add emergency
release extender.
1998 Dodge Caravan & Grand
Caravan; Plymouth Voyager,
Grand Voyager, & Town & Country. Problem: Shoulder harness web-
bing may be incorrectly routed & fail in
crash. Call: dealer for inspection/correction of threading.
1/1/2016
Collier Keyworth
(Out of business)
Safe & Sound II made 12/28/84-
4/3/85. Problem: Buckle fails (single
tongue, no writing on back). Destroy!
Combi USA, Inc.
800-992-6624 www.combiusa.com
Infant Seats
Centre & Centre ARB Model
8065, 8074, 8086, 8087 & 8520 made
10/2005-12/2007. Problem: Seat may
separate from base in frontal crash.
Call: 800-543-7734 for retrofit kit. Until
installed, use only without base.
Shuttle Model 4400, 4515, & 4520
made 10/2005-12/2007. Problem: Seat
may separate from base in frontal
crash. Call: 800-543-7734 for retrofit kit.
Until installed, use only without base.
Convertible Seats
Avatar Model 8100 made 11/03-5/04.
Problem: Lower LATCH belt does not
meet standards. In crash seat may detach from lower anchorage resulting in
serious injury. Call: 800-992-6624 until
kit is installed, do NOT use LATCH to
install use vehicle seat belt instead.
Dorel Juvenile Group
(Cosco/Maxi-Cosi/ Safety
1st/Quinny/Eddie Bauer)
800-544-1108, www.djgusa.com
Car Beds
Dream Ride Model 02-719 (w/ blue/
pink plaid cover) made 1/89-1/11/94.
Problem: Cover not flame retardant.
Destroy!
Dream Ride Ultra Model 02-719
made 4/94-6/95. Problem: Seat rotates
too far forward in crash. Destroy!
Dream Ride Ultra Model 22-001FSM
made 12/01/03–4/28/04. Problem:
Failed testing when used rear-facing. Use
only as car-bed. Call: 866-611-3022 for
warning label. If child needs rear-facing
seat, Dorel will replace.
Infant Seats
Arriva Problem #1: Models begin
“02-” 665, 729, 731, 732, 733, 751, 756,
& 757 made 3/1/95-9/9/97. Handle
releases suddenly when carried seat
may flip & child may fall. OR Problem
#2: 02-751 DDF or MMF made 3/1/955/31/95. Latch release button & spring
may separate when button is pushed.
OR Problem #3: Model 02-729TED
made 3/31/99-4/7/99 OR Problem #4:
Missing air bag warning label. Problems
1-4: Destroy!
Arriva & Turnabout Models begin
“02-” 665, 727, 728, 729, 731, 732, 733,
750, 751, 755, 757, 774, 753, 756, 758,
759, 760, 761, 762, 763, 764, 765, 770,
771, & 772 made pre-1/31/00. Problem:
Handle releases suddenly when carried
seat may flip & child may fall. Destroy!
Comfort Problem #1: Models begin
“22-” 331 BLA, 332 RLA, 631 LNG, 630
AFD, 630 BAL, 630 FMT, 630 HPN, 630
1/1/2016
LRS, 630 LKM & 630 MRC made 7/26/052/28/06. Handle trim screws can
loosen presenting choking hazard. Call:
877-229-1374 or http://comfortinfant.
djgusa.com for repair kit. Problem #2:
Models beginning “22-” 331, 332, 630,
& 631. Some consumers experience
difficulty installing the original base.
Call: 877-229-1374 for replacement
base under this Customer Satisfaction
Program or visit http://comfortinfant.
djgusa.com.
Designer 22 Problem #1 Models
02-621-SAL, 02-620-AZY, & 02-620-BEA
made 1/3/02-2/13/02. Problem: Handle
releases suddenly when carried seat
may flip & child may fall. Destroy!
Problem #2: Designer 22 Models
all begin “22-” & end “GB1B” -- 625 AFD,
625 GLC, 625 EDG, 625 MAC, 325 CMB,
325 VIN, 325 DTA, 325 TST, & 300 JOS
made 8/19/03-10/20/04. Problem: If
harness isn’t properly tightened, webbing may slip, in crash child could move
too far forward increasing risk of injury.
Destroy!
Maxi Cosi Mico Problem: Models
22-371, 22-372, & Separate Base 22-515
made 7/1/07-6/28/08. Carrier may not
attach properly to base. If carrier is not
properly attached child could be injured
in crash. Until fixed check connection by
pulling up on carrier to assure engagement with base. Call: 877-657-9546 or
visit safety notices at www.djgusa.com/
safety_notice
Turnabout Models begin “02-” 667,
758, 759, 760, 761, 762, 763, 764, & 765.
made 3/1/95-9/9/97. Problem: Handle
releases suddenly when carried seat
may flip & child may fall. Destroy!
Voyager (w/ stroller) made 9/8/9710/27/97. Problem: When used in stroller carrier may dislodge & fall. Destroy!
Convertible Seats
Alpha Omega & Eddie Bauer
3-in-1 Models 02-332, 02-531, 02-533,
02-537 & 02-555 made 1/1/00- 9/30/01.
Problem: Tether webbing fails abrasion
test increasing risk of injury to child in
a crash. Destroy! Problem #2: Models
02-331, 02-332, 02-531, 02-533, 02-537, &
02-555. Made 11/17/00-1/10/01. Tether
webbing may be cut & separate in crash
increasing risk of injury. Destroy!
Alpha Omega, Alpha Omega
Elite, 3-in-1, Deluxe 3-in-1, Deluxe
Convertible, Alpha Elite, Intera &
Enspira Models begin “22-” 150, 151,
155, 180, 250, 269, 450, 451, 452, 453,
455, 460, 480, 481, 740, 755, 756, 757, &
770 made 11/03-12/05. Problem: Harness adjuster may slip increasing risk
of injury in crash. Check for slippage:
tighten harness, pull harness straps
without pressing/lifting adjustment
lever. If movement occurs, use different
seat until fixed! Call: 800-219-0509 for
kit.
Alpha Omega & Eddie Bauer 3-in1 Problem #1: Models 22-150, 22-151, &
22-770. Made 10/1/05-12/31/05. Child’s
fingers may get caught in hole in edge
of armrest shell. Call: 877-639-0659 for
repair of voluntary safety notice.
Regal Ride Model 22-139 MON.
Problem: Made 9/28/04-9/20/07. Elastic
straps securing fabric pad to seat shell
may come loose allowing child to loop
strap around body. Call: 888-698-6681
for repair kit.
Touriva or Eddie Bauer Touriva
Models 22-100 TTD, 22-100 FSM, 22-100
TIP, 22-111 FSM, 22-130 WAL, 93-100
FSM, & 93-111 FSM. Made 9/28/049/20/07. Problem: Elastic straps securing pad to seat shell may come loose
allowing child to loop straps around
body. Call: 888-698-6681 for repair kit.
Deluxe Commuter Tray Shield
model 02-086 made 11/1/87-2/10/88.
Problem: Exposed foam is choking hazard. Destroy!
Safe-T-Shield Models 81A, 81B, 181A,
181B (w/ metal pull knobs) made 1/816/83. Problem: Push-pin holding shield
may break making child difficult to
remove. Destroy!
Safe-T-Mate Made 1984. Problem: Instructions show wrong rear-facing belt
placement. Destroy!
Safe & Easy 313; Safe & Snug 323
& Luxury Safe & Snug 423. Made
1/84-6/85. Problem: Cracks appear
where frame attaches to shell. Destroy!
Soft Shield: Soft Shield 02-090 &
Soft Shield Deluxe 02-190, Auto
Trac 02-290, Luxury 02-790 & 02890 Made 10/89-6/90. Problem: Child’s
head goes too far forward. Destroy!
Touriva 5-pt. Models 02-514, 02584, & 02-518 Problem: Made 8/9/978/22/97 w/ mold #”3” on top back of
shell (may need to remove locking clip
on seat back to see number). Belt path
in shell may weaken when used in forward-facing reclined position. Destroy!
Touriva or Eddie Bauer Touriva
Problem #1: Models 02-514FSM, 02519OXF, 02-524AAR, 22-100TTD, 93446FSM & 93-504BHO. Made 3/15/028/1/02. Harness may not be adequately
protected it from deterioration from
sunlight. Destroy! Problem #2: Models
02-014, 02-015, 02-019, 02-084, 02-094,
02-114, 02-504, 02-514, 02-518, 02-519,
02-524, 02-584, 02-803, 02-806, 02-821,
02-825, 02-870, 02-871, 02-875, 02-935,
93-084, 93-094 & 93-514. Made 1/1/009/30/01. Tether webbing fails abrasion
test increasing risk of injury to child in a
crash. Destroy!
Touriva Overhead-Shield Models
02-014 & 02-015 Made 8/9/97- 8/22/97
w/ mold #“3” on top back of shell (may
need to remove locking to see number).
Problem: Belt path may weaken when
used in forward-facing reclined position. Destroy!
Touriva Safe T-Shield
Problem #1: models 02-084, 02-096,
02-404, 02-094 & 02-821. Made 5/1/9611/26/97. Buckle release is difficult.
Destroy! Problem #2: model 02-084
made 5/6/94-8/10/94. Buckle may break
& harness can loosen. Destroy!
Combination Seats
High Back or Eddie Bauer High
Back Problem #1: Models begin-
ning “02-” 409, 442, 443, 445, 448, 449,
450, 480, 495, 849 & 880 made 1/1/009/30/01. Tether webbing fails abrasion
test increasing risk of injury to child in
a crash. Destroy! Problem #2: Model
02-442CNG, 02-442DNP, 02-442JUB,
02-443PRI, 02-448BNG, 02-848BNG, 93443PRI, & 93-514FSM. Made 3/15/028/1/02. Harness may not be adequately
protected it from deterioration from
sunlight. Destroy!
Booster Seats
High Rise Model 22-297, 22-298, & 22299. Made 10/1/03-10/31/03. Problem:
Warning label on side of seat states
restraint is for use by children UNDER 1
year. Destroy!
Early Development
(Out of Business) (No Recalls)
Evenflo
800-233-5921, www.evenflo.com
Infant Seats
All Cozy Carry Bases. Problem:
Performance of base may be improved
in certain crashes. Call: 800-233-5921
for upgrade kit.
Discovery Problem #1: Model
3021769Z & 3021854Z. Made 2/4/08.
(All sold at Target & Wal-Mart Stores.)
Seat may have shipped without complete assembly of red release handle.
Under certain conditions, this may
cause seat to separate from base resulting in serious injury. Call: 800-233-5921
for replacement seat & base. Until
replaced install seat only without base.
Problem #2: Models beginning 390,
391, 534, & 552. Made 4/1/05-1/31/08.
Seat could separate from base in high
impact side crash. Call: 800-356-2229
for dual hook fastener.
Dyn-O-Mite Problem #1: models
441, 446 & 448 w/ tubular steel frame
made pre-2/89. Exceeds safe angle in
most reclined position. Thread shoulder
belt through clip on seat back. If only
lap belt, use only in first three positions.
Destroy! Problem #2: models 202, 441446 & 448 made 4/15/85-4/22/90. Black
buckle seems secure when not fully
latched. Destroy!
Embrace Models beginning 317, 320,
397, 398, 540, 548, 549, 550, 556, 597, 598,
& 599. Made pre-4/8/06. Problem: Handle releases unexpectedly when carried.
May allow seat to flip & child to fall. Call:
800-490-7497 for repair kit. Do not use
handle to carry until installed.
Infant Seat Problem #1: Models 456
& 458 made pre-4/10/89. Exceeds safe
angle in most reclined position. Thread
shoulder belt through plastic clip on
seat back. If only lap belt, use seat only
in first position. Destroy! Problem
#2: models 456 & 458 made 4/15/854/22/90. Black buckle seems secure
when not fully latched. Destroy!
Joy Ride all models Problem: When
used w/ base see Travel Tandem recall
below. Problem #2: models 203, 205,
210, 435, & 493 made 1/1/88-12/31/98.
Handle releases suddenly when carried
causing seat to flip & unbuckled child to
fall. Do not use as carrier! Destroy!
On My Way & Travel System car
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seat/stroller. Problem #1: models
207 & 492 made 12/15/95-7/27/97.
Handle releases unexpectedly when
carried causing seat to flip & child to
fall. Do not use as carrier! OR Problem
#2: model 206 made 5/7/94-5/31/95.
Cracks develop on shell. OR Problem
#3: All seats w/ Position Right Bases
see #2 above. Problem 1-3 Destroy!
All Seats w/ Position Right Bases. Problem: ALL models Made pre-
2/10/00. Posts may bend making seat
difficult to attach to base. Destroy!
SecureRide model 626 made
8/15/94-3/17/95. Problem: Air bag label
improperly placed. Destroy!
Travel Tandem (Joy Ride w/
base) Made 9/1/93-3/31/96. Problem:
When tested w/ base, shell broke & seat
released from base. Do not use base!
Destroy!
Convertible Seats
410 made 6/88-4/89. Problem: Ejection
of child. Destroy!
Bobby-Mac Champion 411; Bobby-Mac Deluxe 412, 414, 415 made
4/15/85-4/22/90 Problem: Black buckle
seems secure when not fully latched.
Destroy!
Champion/Trooper/Scout 5-Pt.
Problem #1: model 229 made 6/1/9312/16/96. Increased risk of injury in
crash. Destroy! Problem #2: Made
10/14/96-2/6/97. Too much forward
movement. Destroy!
Champion/Trooper/Scout
T-Shield model 225 made 10/14/96-
2/6/97. Problem: Too much forward
movement. Destroy!
Champion/Trooper/Scout Tray
Shield model 224. Problem #1: made
2/8/93-8/4/93. Harness sleeve makes
buckling difficult. OR Problem #2: made
6/1/93-11/22/96. Increased risk of chest
injury. Use only in reclined position. OR
Problem #3: made 10/14/96-2/6/97.
Too much forward movement increases
risk of head injury. Problems 1-3 Destroy!
Champion/Trooper/Scout
Adjust-A-Shield model 219. Problem
#1: made 11/27/95-1/22/96. Toddler
section of instructions labeled for Infant
use, causing user to believe Infants
under 20 lbs. can ride forward-facing.
Destroy! Problem #2: made 10/14/962/6/97. Too much forward movement.
Destroy!
Guardian T-Shield models 634, 643,
653, 654 & 655 made 1/31/90-5/3/90
Problem: Buckle release too easy. Destroy!
One Step & One Step Deluxe
models 401-409 & 223 made
4/15/85-4/22/90 Problem: Black buckle
seems secure when not fully latched.
Destroy!
Seven Year Problem #1: models 453
& 454 made 2/13/87-10/31/88. Pins
present choking hazard. Destroy! Problem #2: models 453, 454, & 228 made
4/15/85-4/22/90. Black buckle seems
1/1/2016
secure when not fully latched. Destroy!
Tribute & Tribute 5 Models beginning with 378 or 379 made 9/8/059/22/05. Problem: Shell may crack in
some types of crashes. Call: 800-2335921 for replacement.
Triumph Models 264, 359, & 389
made 9/6/01-10/31/05. Problem: Child
may pull back cloth cover accessing
foam liner becoming choking hazard.
Call: 800-490-7591 for protective sleeve
upgrade kit.
Triumph Problem #1: model 264
made 10/20/01-1/31/02. The slide loop
connectors holding harness may not
be strong enough to properly restrain
child. Destroy! Problem #2: model 264,
359, & 389 made 9/6/01-10/31/05. Child
may pull back cloth cover accessing
foam liner becoming choking hazard.
Call: 800-490-7591 for protective sleeve
upgrade kit.
Ultara I Problem #1: model 420 made
9/22/88-7/1/89. Buckle hard to unlatch.
Destroy! Problem #2: model 231 made
2/8/93-8/4/93. Harness sleeve makes
buckling difficult. Destroy!
Ultara II Problem #1: model 232 made
2/8/93-8/4/93. Harness sleeve makes
buckling difficult. Destroy! Problem
#2: model 227 made 1/5/90-6/90. Too
much forward movement. Destroy!
Combination Seats
Two-in-One models 636 & 637 made
1/7/98-3/20/98. Problem: Back & seat
base separate when used w/ harness.
Destroy!
Booster Seats
Sidekick model 244 made 4/23/965/20/97. Problem: Shield allows too
much forward movement increasing
risk of injury. Destroy!
Small Shield Problem #1: models
470 & 471 made 2/13/87-10/31/88. Pins
on pad present choking hazard. Call:
800-233-5921. Problem #2: models
471, 242 made 4/15/85-4/22/90. Black
buckle seems secure when not fully
latched. Destroy!
F.B.S. (See Renolux)
Fisher Price
(No longer makes Car Seats)
800-432-5437 www.fisher-price.com
Infant Seats
Model 9149 made 1/1/91-2/27/91.
during use; OR Problem #2: made
pre-1987. Strap may be missing button
to keep straps from retracting too far;
OR Problem #3: made 1/1/85-9/1/90.
Button may be missing/work loose &
present choking hazard; OR Problem
#4: made 5/1/87-10/31/89. Shield may
be hard to latch due to internal cracks.
OR Problem #5: made 1985-1/26/89.
White foam pad between pad & shell
failed flammability tests. OR Problem
#6: made pre-7/89. Metallic label glued
to shield comes loose creating choking
hazard. OR Problem #7: made 2/5/903/24/90. Possible structural weakness
in metal tongue. OR Problem #8: made
2/8/91-1/24/92. Harness straps come
unfastened at seat back. Problems 1-8:
Destroy!
Deluxe Tray Shield Model 9104
made 6/15/92-9/4/92. Problem: Red
button on buckle pops up preventing
latching. Destroy!
Ford (see Love Seat)
Freedom Ride
(Out of Business) (No Recalls)
General Motors
Built-In Child Seats
Chevrolet Oldsmobile & Pontiac
vans w/ power sliding doors
made 11/92-7/93 & 9/93-3/94. Problem:
Needs new trim panel so belt doesn’t
catch in door. Call: dealer.
Chevrolet & GMC ML model vans
made 5/96-9/97. Problem: Harness may
be missing hidden piece & will not lock!
Call: dealer for inspection & replacement.
Gerry (see Evenflo)
Graco
800-345-4109, www.gracobaby.com
Infant Seats
580 Problem #1: models 4580, 4581,
4583, 4585 made pre-12/31/89 (8912
& lower). When adjusting or relocating straps, parents may improperly
rethread through metal retention slides.
In sudden stop/crash, straps will not
restrain child. Destroy! Problem #2:
models 4581, 4583, & 4585 made pre11/89 (8910 & lower). Retaining screws
on handle may loosen & separate from
seat. Destroy!
Model 9173 made 9/1/94-10/31/94.
Century Infant Seats & 4-in-1 Systems w/ straight handles
Convertible Seats
Safe Embrace model 79700 made
(W-shaped handles not affected). Seats
made 1/01/91-7/31/97. Problem: Handle releases unexpectedly when carried
causing seat to flip & unbuckled child to
fall. Destroy!
Problem: Shield can separate. Destroy!
Problem: Air bag warning label can not
be seen when in front seat. Destroy!
5/19/97-3/29/98. Problem: Harness
adjuster spring can break/dislodge. If it
fails, harness may not lock. Destroy!
Models 9100 & 9101 T-Shield
Problem #1: Affects model 9100 only
made 4/85-8/85. Shield may break
All Century Infant Seats & 4-in-1
Systems. All models beginning “45”
or “11” made 9/12/95-5/13/96 (091295051396) & having date code 255-95
through 365-95 or 001-96 through 13196 on buckle top (above red push button on either side of the word “Infant”)
are affected. Destroy!
SnugRide Problem #1: Models 8402,
8402L03, 840301, 840303, 840302,
8402L03, 8412, 8442, 8442GMP, 8442L,
8442LBLW, 8442LCYP, 8442LMAD,
8443, 8443L, 8444, 8444L, 8444LHAB,
8444LHIG, 8446, 8446L, 8446LFKB,
8446LVIN, 8464MAC, 8464MEL, 8447,
8447L, 8447LHAV, 8448, 8448L, 8457,
8458, 8459, 8601, 8463, 8463AMB,
8463GMP, 8463JUN, 8463YL, 8464,
8470, 8471, 8478, 8602AMB, 8602JUN,
8602MAN, 8603MIC 8603MLL, 8605HIG,
8605KER, 8605PLT, 8607LAG, 8607NGS,
8608DIA, 8609FOF& C844342 made
3/1/02-3/8/03. Hardware may be missing to attach carrier to base. If missing
carrier may not securely attach causing injury in crash. Destroy! Problem
#2: models 7493G9, 7493RS, 7497HL,
7497SY, 7499LK, 7499N2, 8411O1,
8411O2, 8411O3, 8412O3, 8412T02,
8457D5, 8457DVB, 8457F3, 8457GP,
8457IND, 8457MA, 8457MV, 8457RG,
8457TMJ, 8457TMP, 8457YL, 8458A5,
8458AE, 8458B7, 8458D8, 8458FKB,
8458HE 8458HH, 8458KY, 8458N5,
8459VL, 8460LV, 8462HAV, 8462JAM,
8471UVB, 8472BLW, 8472BRN, 8472CYP,
8472GMP, 8472MAD, 8472YL, 8474HAB,
8474MEL, 8476VIN, 8477HAV, 8477JAM,
8477NGS, & 8478SAR made 8/31/992/28/02. Seat may be missing metal
hooks or “U” bars attaching carrier
to base. If missing, carrier may not
securely attach causing injury in crash.
Destroy!
SnugRide Problem #1 Models 8609,
8616, 8643, 8645 & 8646 made 8/1/066/30/07. On some seats, backing on
seat pad may pull away from seams
allowing child to reach filling & creating
choking hazard. Call: 800-345-4109
for replacement seat pad. Problem #2
Models C844342& 794202, & these
modelsbeginning with “84”: 02, 02L03,
0301, 0303, 0302, 02L03, 12, 42, 42 GMP,
42L, 42LBLW, 42LCYP, 42LMAD, 43, 43L,
44, 44L, 44LHAB, 44LHIG, 46, 46L, 46LFKB,
46LVIN, 64MAC, 64MEL, 47, 47L, 47LHAV,
48, 48L, 57, 58, 59, 63, 63AMB, 63GMP,
63JUN, 63YL, 8464, 70, 71, 78, & models
beginning with “86”: 01, 02AMB, 02JUN,
02MAN, 03MIC 03MLL, 05HIG, 05KER,
05PLT, 07LAG, 07NGS, 08DIA, 09FOF &
made 3/1/02-3/8/03. Problem: Hardware
may be missing to attach carrier to
base. If missing carrier may not securely
attach causing injury in crash. Destroy!
Convertible Seats
Models 1000, 2000, 3000 & 5000
STE made 12/90-10/91 (9012-9110).
Problem: Spanish labels have “bebes”
& “ninos” transposed at belt path. Destroy!
2000 STE T-Shield Problem #1: made
pre-6/89, (8906 & lower). Shoulder straps
may be glued (not sewn). Check loops
at splitter plate on seat back. Destroy!
Problem #2: models 4253, 4261, 4263,
4265 & 4266 made 12/91-4/30/92,
Archival List Page 3 of 5
(9112-9204). Push button can fail allowing shield/harness to release. Destroy!
3000 STE Tray-Shield Problem #1:
Fabric on shield has Velcro, child may
unfasten Velcro & pull apart foam. OR
Problem #2: models 4365 & 4368
made 5/7/90-6/14/90 (9005-9006). Latch
tongue breaks in crash allowing child to
slip out. OR Problem #3: models 4353,
4365, & 4368 pre-1/1/91 (9101 & lower).
Instructions may not advise when to
switch from rear to forward latching
positions. Failure to switch to forward
latching position for a child more than
30 lbs. makes release difficult after
crash. OR Problem #4: made 9/89-4/92
(8909-9204) release button rotates up
in crash making release difficult. Note:
Some seats were repaired with defective
button. Problems 1-4: Destroy!
3500 STE Tray-Shield made 9/894/92 (8909-9204). Problem: Release button rotates up in crash making release
difficult. Note: Some seats were repaired
with defective button. Destroy!
5000 STE Tray-Shield Problem #1:
models 4450, 4460, 4470, & 4475 pre1/1/91 (9101 & lower). Instructions may
not advise when to switch from rear to
forward latching positions. Failure to
switch to forward latching position for
child more than 30 lbs. makes release
difficult after crash. OR Problem #2:
Seats made 9/89-4/92 (8909-9204).
Release button rotates up in crash making release difficult. Note: some seats
were repaired with defective button. OR
Problem #3: models 4470 & 4475 made
5/90-6/90 (9005-9006). Latch tongue
breaks in crash allowing injury. Problems 1-3: Destroy!
5500 STE made 9/89-4/92 (8909-9204).
Problem: Release button rotates up in
crash making release difficult. Note:
some seats were repaired with defective
button. Destroy!
Model 4100 & 4200 Problem #1:
made 4/85-2/86 (8504-8602) w/ “mold
#1” engraved above top bar. Plastic too
thin under child’s bottom. OR Problem
#2: made 1/81-4/81 (8101-8104). Buttons on pad loosen & present choking
hazard. OR Problem #3: made 1/1/811/1/83 (8101-8212). Buckle release is
difficult. OR Problem #4: model 4200
made 6/81 has wrong washers. Problems 1-4: Destroy!
Model 4300 made 4/85-2/86 (85048602) w/ “mold #1” engraved above top
bar. Problem: Plastic too thin under
child’s bottom. Destroy!
Model 4400XL
Problem #1: Made 4/85-2/86 (8504
-8602) w/ “mold #1” engraved above top
bar. Plastic too thin under child’s bottom. Destroy! Problem #2: Made pre5/86, (8604 & lower). New label needed
to tell if restraint is properly locked.
Destroy!
Accel models 45100CHT, 45100MTE,
45100STH, 45200MXM, 45600JTI,
45600MTE, 45600MTO, 45600MXM,
45600SAF, 45700GSD, & 45700LFT made
1/1/2016
4/9/01-5/10/01. Problem: When used
forward-facing, harness adjuster allows
webbing to slip. Child may not be properly restrained. Destroy!
Bravo models 44622LTG, 44630LTH,
44631PFN, & 44662WSC made 4/9/015/10/01. Problem: When used forwardfacing harness adjuster allows webbing
to slip. Child may not be properly
restrained. Destroy!
ComfortSport. Problem #1: Some
harness buckles can become more
difficult to open or become stuck
in latched position. Effectiveness of
buckle to restrain child is NOT affected.Order replacement buckle using
Graco’s online order form at GracoBuckleRecall.com or call: 877-7667470. Problem #2: models 8C04FRR &
8C04FRR2 made 11/1/2006-10/08/2007.
Seat has large “body pillow” that partially covers airbag warning label. Call:
800-345-4109 Graco will instruct consumer to discard body pillow which is for
comfort only & does not affect safety
of seat. Problem #3: Models 8629TWL,
8630MTR, 8631DFT, 8631DRA, 8632PSO,
8635TAC, 8639COS, 8C00BLG, 8C00DMN, 8C00GRP, 8C00LNW, 8C00MID,
8C00TMB, 8C01SVD, 8C01WTN,
8C02MGI, 8C02MRC, 8C03HAL, 8C03WCF, 8C04FRR, & 8433FOF. Made1/2/077/31/07. Some seats may have Lower
Anchor belt misrouted causing seat to
exceed safe angle in crash. Do NOT use
LATCH to install seat rear-facing until
repaired! Instead use seat belt. Call: 800345-4109 for instructions.
Encore models 44612GTN &
4662WSC01 made 4/9/01-5/10/01.
Problem: When used forward-facing
harness adjuster allows webbing to slip.
Child may not be properly restrained.
Destroy!
SmartMove Models 44709MTE &
44709SVR made 4/9/01-5/10/01. Problem: When used forward-facing harness
adjustment mechanism allows webbing
to slip. Child may not be properly restrained. Destroy!
Smart Move Tray Shield model
4750 made 12/5/95-2/13/96 (120595021396). Affected seats, have number:
WO#-138442-01, WO#-136716-01, -02, or
-03 on white label sewn to harness near
splitter plate. Problem: Latch can release when seat is forward-facing & harness in slot closest to crotch. Destroy!
Triumph Problem #1: model 264
made 10/20/01-1/31/02. The slide loop
connectors holding harness may not
be strong enough to properly restrain
child. Call: 800-233-5921 for upgrade
kit. Problem #2: model 264, 359, & 389
made 9/6/01-10/31/05. Child may pull
back cloth cover accessing foam liner
becoming choking hazard. Call: 800490-7591 for protective sleeve.
Combination Seats
Breverra Premiere & Br
CarGo, Platimum CarGo, Treasured CarGo, & Ultra CarGo
models 8487BELI, 8487SMP, 8487WBR,
8686ROS, 8689FAR, 8D01ZPH, 8D02SYC,
8D03WIK, 8D04SDN, 8D05NWY, &
8D10CCE made 1/9/2007-3/3/2008.
Problem: NHTSA Hotline phone number
on label affixed to seat back may be incorrect. Should read 888-327-4236. Call:
800-345-4109 for sticker kit.
Booster Seats
Breverra Premiere & Breverra
Contour all models w/ harness
made 2/1/95-7/10/98. Problem: Buckle
can crack or break. Destroy!
International (Out of Business)
Astroseat made pre-8/81. Problem:
Buckle pulls through webbing. Destroy!
Playskool Problem #1: models 140-
155 & 180-400 made 12/89-8/90. Flammable foam pad. Destroy! Problem #2:
models 77001 & 77002 w/ comfort
pump made 1/1/91-6/30/93. Label
missing & crotch buckle rusts. Destroy!
Secure-Fit made 1/26/96-7/31/97.
Problem: Buckle release difficult after
crash. Destroy!
Traveler 700 Problem #1: made after
11/1/94. Buckle performance questionable. OR Problem #2: model 150-100,
Style 13400 & 13401 made 1/1/918/7/91. Shield may break. OR Problem
#3: Dates unknown. Labels have incorrect drawings. OR Problem #4: made
1/24/91-6/30/93. Crotch buckle rusts.
Problems 1-4: Destroy!
Kantwet (see Evenflo)
Booster Seats
Flip ‘N Go
Kolcraft (No longer makes car seats)
Model 191-100 & 191-200 style 19127
made pre-3/19/87. Problem: Defect in
shape of shield. Destroy!
1100 W Monroe Street, Chicago, IL
60607, 800-453-7673, www.kolcraft.com
Infant Seats
Infant Rider, Travel-About, Plus
4, Plus 5, & Carters Travel 5. Look
for 5-digit model # beginning 131xx,
138xx, or 368xx made 3/4/96-9/30/96.
Destroy!
Infant Restraint, Infant Car Seat,
Infant Rider, Secura, TravelAbout, Plus 4, Plus 5, & Playskool
(some w/ strollers) models 1312x,
1382x, 1383x, 1384x, 1385x, 368xx,
43xxx, & 7700x made 1/1/93-6/30/99.
Problem: Handle moves unexpectedly
causing seat to rotate; allowing unbuckled child to fall. Destroy!
Rock ‘N Ride model 13123 Problem
#1: made 1/85-6/85. Plastic may crack in
crash. Destroy! Problem #2: made pre4/90. Plastic clips attaching pad present
choking hazard. Destroy!
Convertible Seats
Automate T-Shield Problem: model
180-600 & 180-601 made 1/30/923/22/93. Crotch buckle rusts. Destroy!
Dial-A-Fit Problem #1: made 10/1/888/16/89. Too much forward head movement in crash. OR Problem #2: made
pre-4/90. Buttons attaching pad break &
present choking hazard. Problems 1-2:
Destroy!
Dial-A-Fit II model 180-600 made
11/1/90-6/30/91. Problem: In rear-facing tests shell cracked. Destroy!
Perfect Fitt Problem #1: model 180200 made pre-10/90. Failed flammability test. OR Problem #2: models 180-150
& 180-200 made 3/1/89-10/1/90. Too
much forward movement in crash
increases risk of injury. OR Problem #3:
made pre-4/1/90. White pad clips break
presenting choking hazard. Problems
1-3: Destroy!
Performa Tray-Shield Problem #1:
made 3/96-5/31/96. Flammable cover.
Destroy! Problem #2: made 1/26/967/31/97. Buckle release difficult after
crash. Destroy!
LillyGold
800-829-1625 www.lillygold.com
Convertible Seats
Sit ’n’ Stroll Problem #1: Model 4002
made 5/5/08. Harness adjuster webbing
fails to meet strength requirements,
may cause child to be improperly
restrained in a crash. Call: 800-829-1625
for repair kit with replacement harness
adjuster strap. Problem #2: Model
2003 made 9/1/02-10/21/03. Too much
forward head movement when used
with lower seat belt path or shoulder &
buckle pads. Also pads may interfere
w/ ability to tighten harness. Remove/
discard shoulder & buckle pads & use
only upper forward-facing belt path.
Destroy!
Lin Lih
Counterfeit Seat
Problem: Import seat failed government
crash test! If you see this seat for sale,
or have purchased one, DO NOT USE!
Call: 800-424-9393.
Little Cargo
(Out of Business) (No Recalls)
Love Seats (Out of Business)
Infant Seats
Models 4477B1-4477M1 & 4477A24477F2. Made 1/81-7/82. Problem:
Defective plastic. Destroy!
Forward Facing Only Seats
All non-adjustable Toddler seats
made 3/84-11/20/84, Lot 4477C4
(stamped on rear). Problem: Defective
plastic. Destroy!
Mercedes Benz USA
(Child Seats manufactured by Britax)
Infant Seats
Infant Seats & Boosters
made 2/97-7/99. Problem: Baby Smart
air bag deactivation device fails to turn
Archival List Page 4 of 5
off passenger air bag. Call: Dealer for
replacement.
death in crash. Destroy!
Forward Facing Only Seats
Top Safe Child Seat made
beginning “IMUN00US” 32MD41KN41, 35CR13BU13, 35CR13PL46,
35CR24BU24, 5TL49KN53,
35TL53KN46, 61ST13IC53,
61ST34IC53, & 61ST48IC53
made7/1/07-3/14/08. Plastic harness
adjuster cover may have sharp edge
that can cause cuts or scratches to
bare legged infants. Call: 888-7346030 for new adjuster cover.
3/1/03-11/30/03. Problm: Lower
LATCH attachment may detach in
crash causing injury. Call: Dealer
for refund recall campaign #2004
120005. Use seat belt to secure seat.
Booster Seats
Booster Seats made 2/97-
7/99. Problem: Baby Smart air
bag deactivation device fails
to turn off passenger air bag.
Call: Dealer for replacement.
Mia Moda, Inc./Larado
866-642-6632 www.miamodainc.com
Infant Seats
Mia Moda Viva Model 5000 &
5001 made 12/19/06-2/6/07. Problem: Lower LATCH attachment may
interfere with connection of carrier/
base after tightening anchors. May
still hear audible click indicating secure connection. Pulling up on carrier
handle may also indicate secure connection. In severe crash carrier may
detach causing injury. Also, required
registration card was not provided
w/ seats or separate bases. Note:
Until repaired install using vehicle
seat belt. Call: 866-642-6632 for lower
anchor assembly & serial number
labels.
Orbit Baby
Primo Viaggio SIP 30/30 Models
Playschool (see Kolcraft)
Porsche (Seats made by Britax)
Porsche Child Seat for ‘97-’98
Boxters, 911 Carrera, Carrera S,
911 Carrera 4, 4S & 911 Turbo.
Problem: Air bag deactivation may
not work. Air bag may deploy. Call:
Dealer, do not use until repaired.
Pride Trimble (see Evenflo)
Convertible Seats
Model 832, made 1/88-4/89.
Problem: Using optional armrest,
head moves too far forward in crash.
Destroy!
Booster Seats
Click ‘n Go model 890, 891 & 892
made 2/86-10/87. Problem: Failed
testing. Destroy!
877-672-2229, www.orbitbaby.com
Questor (See Evenflo)
Infant Seat
Orbit Baby Car Seat Bases
888-973-2276 www.recaro.com
Problem #1: G2 Bases Model
Number: ORB822000 with Batch
#A0840, A0860 or A0880 made
3/20/13 - 7/20/13. StrongArm knob
may detach or spin without tightening
base preventing proper installation. First
register seat at Orbit’s website, then
call: 877-672-2220 for StrongArm knob
repair kit. If seat is not tightly secured
then install seat without base until repaired. Problem #2: All Orbit Baby
Bases made pre-2/2008. Base must
be upgraded for use w/ Toddler Car
Seat. Call: 877-ORB-BABY or visit www.
orbitbaby.com. To receive new base
w/ green circular seal, Toddler seat
& Base must both be registered .
Peg-Pérego
3625 Independence Dr,
Fort Wayne, IN 46808, 800-671-1701,
www.pegperego.com
Infant Seats
All Primo Viaggio Seats/Travel Systems Problem #1: Seats
w/ dark button in red circle made
5/20/01-2/15/02. Snap & fabric interfere w/ harness preventing seat from
latching. Destroy! Problem #2: made
2/1/01-6/10/01. Left latch may not
lock seat into base causing injury/
1/1/2016
Recaro
Como Problem: #1 All models
made pre-12/18/07. Harness can
disconnect from harness connector
(splitter plate) as child is taken in/
out of seat. In crash, unsecured child
can be injured. Call: 800-873-2276
for rubber caps to close gap allowing harness to disconnect. Problem
#2: All models made pre-9/17/07.
Forward-facing shoulder belt guide
(previously called lock-off) may not
prevent some older style (ELR) seat
belts from loosening. Call: 800-8732276 for locking clip in this consumer advisory campaign.
Signo Problem: All models made
pre-12/18/07. Harness can disconnect from harness connector (splitter
plate) as child is taken in/out of seat.
In crash, unsecured child can be
injured. Call: 800-873-2276 for rubber
caps to close gap allowing harness to
disconnect.
Renolux (Out of Business)
Convertible Seats
GT-1000 #69985, made 1/85-1/86.
Problem: Rear-facing failed test.
Destroy!
GT-2000 Problem #1: made
1/1/92-1/31/93, foam compresses
too much. OR Problem #2: made
5/89-6/9/93, failed flammability test.
OR Problem #3: made 8/15/8810/31/88 (also labeled Champion
Children’s Products GT-1000 or F.B.S.
model 200). Buckle releases too easily
& seat is too reclined when rearfacing. Problems 1-3: Destroy!
GT-4000 Problem #1: made 1/1/921/31/93, foam compresses too much
in crash. Destroy! Problem #2: made
5/89-6/9/93 fail flammability test.
Destroy!
GT-5000 or model 500 TurnA-Tot Problem #1: made 2/18/90-
4/29/91 base allows too much
forward movement in crash; failed
flammability test. OR Problem #2:
made 1/1/92-1/31/93, foam compresses absorbing crash impact; base
allows too much forward movement
in crash; failed flammability test. OR
Problem #3: made 5/89-6/9/93 failed
flammability test. Problems 1-3:
Destroy!
GT-5500 Problem #1: made 1/1/921/31/93, foam compresses too much
in crash. Destroy! Problem #2: made
5/89-6/9/93, fail flammability test.
Destroy!
GT-7000 all models. Problem
#1: made 1/1/92-1/31/93 foam
compresses too much in crash. OR
Problem #2: Remote attachment
can overheat & smoke increasing
risk of fire. OR Problem #3: made
5/89-6/9/93, fail flammability test.
Problems 1-3: Destroy!
Snug Seat
800-336-7684, www.snugseat.com
Special Needs
Gorilla 200-1000 made 6/26/02-
1/15/03. Problem: Washer on tether
may rust. In crash, tether may break
causing injury. Destroy!
Spelcast 600-1000 made 6/26/021/15/03. Problem: Washer on tether
may rust. In crash, tether may break
causing injury. Destroy!
Strolee (Out of Business)
Convertible Seats
Wee Care 599
made 12/15/80-5/29/81. Problem:
Clips on armrest present choking
hazard. Destroy!
Models 609 & 610 Problem: Plastic may crack. Destroy!
GT-3000 made 1987-88. Problem:
Seat failed crash test rear-facing.
Destroy!
Booster Seats
Quick-Click 605 w/ 4/85 stamped
on seat bottom. Problem: Failed
crash test. Destroy!
Specialty 877-912-1313
Infant Seat
Baby Ride Problem #1: Model
374199 made 12/18/08. Belt routing
label w/ horizontal reference line
is misplaced. May cause seat to
be overly reclined. Call: 877-912-1313
for label & placement instructions
Triple Play Products
904 Main St, Ste. 330, Hopkins, MN,
55343, 800-829-1625
www.tripleplayproducts.com
Convertible Seats
Sit ’n’ Stroll Problem #1: model
3240 made 6/9/97-8/9/97. Missing
air bag warning label. OR Problem
#2: model 3240 made 11/1/966/30/99. Incorrect rear-facing weight
limit on label. Use seat rear-facing
only up to 22 lbs. OR Problem #3:
model 3240 made 11/1/96-6/30/99.
Incorrect rear-facing weight limit on
label. Use seat rear-facing only up
to 22 lbs. OR Problem #4: model
2240 made 4/01-10/01. Certification
label printed in yellow instead of red.
Problems 1-4 : Destroy!
Triple Play Products
10275 Wayzata Blvd, Suite 280,
Minnetonka, MN 55305, 800-8291625
www.tripleplayproducts.com
Convertible Seats
Sit ’n’ Stroll Problem #1: Model
2003 made 9/1/02-10/21/03. When
used w/ lower seat belt path or when
shoulder & buckle pads are used, too
much forward head movement. Pads
may interfere w/ ability to tighten
harness. Parents should remove &
discard shoulder & buckle pads &
use only upper forward-facing belt
path Destroy! Problem #2: model
2240 made 4/01-10/01. Certification
label printed in yellow instead of red.
Destroy!
T.R.W. (See Love Seat)
Virco (See Pride Trimble)
Volvo Cars North America
Seven Volvo Drive
Rockleigh, NJ 07647, 800-458-1552,
www.volvocars.com
All child seats! Problem: Child
can open buckle too easily. Call:
Dealer to arrange for return of seat.
XSCi (Out of Business)
All Infant Seats made 2/1/023/7/02. Problem: In crash, child’s
head moves too far forward & cradle
may detach causing injury or death.
Do not use! Destroy!
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