Another Graco Child Seat Recall

On May 24, 2017,  Graco Children's Products Inc. issued yet another child seat recall. Previously, Graco  issued recalls due to defects in the child restrain systems as reported in this blog. Today’s recall goes to the heart of safety issues surrounding child seats.  The restraints failed, because of their of the adequacy of the child [...]

By | May 24th, 2017|Car Seat Defects|Comments Off on Another Graco Child Seat Recall

Evenflo Recalls Over 56,000 Child Booster Car Seats Due to Design Defect

Evenflo will recall approximately 56,247 Transitions 3-in-1 Combination Booster Seats due to a design defect involving the central front adjuster button.  The central front adjuster (CFA) controls the seat’s internal harness to loosen the restrains on the child.  It was discovered recently that the position of the CFA is in reach for the child to [...]

By | February 29th, 2016|Automobile Defects, Car Seat Defects|Comments Off on Evenflo Recalls Over 56,000 Child Booster Car Seats Due to Design Defect

Graco Issues Two Separate Recalls Due to Missing Warning Statement

Graco has issued two separate recalls involving four models of their child restraint systems due to the car seats not meeting Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 213 regarding the fixed label on the car seat. The first recall affects 31,838 Graco Classic Ride, ComfortSport, and Ready Ride car seats.  These car seats were manufactured [...]

By | February 10th, 2016|Automobile Defects, Car Seat Defects|Comments Off on Graco Issues Two Separate Recalls Due to Missing Warning Statement

Britax to Recall 71,000 Infant Car Seats Due to Carry Handle Defect

Britax will recall approximately 71,000 Britax B-Safe 35 and B- Safe 35 Elite infant car seat and travel systems due to a carry handle defect.  The reason for the recall is that Britax has received 74 reports of handles that have cracked and fractured while being carried by the handle.  Britax notes that the infant [...]

By | January 22nd, 2016|Automobile Defects, Car Seat Defects|Comments Off on Britax to Recall 71,000 Infant Car Seats Due to Carry Handle Defect