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RECALL: Evenflo Embrace car seats for sticky buckles

Manufacturer: Evenflo Company, Inc. SUMMARY: Evenflo Company, Inc. (Evenflo) is recalling certain Embrace 35 two-piece, rear-facing infant child restraints equipped with an AmSafe QT1 buckle. The affected model numbers include: 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, […]

RECALL: Recaro ProSport model 385 (39,000 seats recalled)

Report Receipt Date: FEB 12, 2013 NHTSA Campaign Number: 13C001000 Component(s): Potential Number of Units Affected: 39,181 Child Restraints Brand Name Model Production Dates RECARO PRO SPORT 06/16/2010 – 01/31/2013 Manufacturer: Recaro Child Safety, LLC SUMMARY: Recaro Child Safety LLC (Recaro) is recalling certain Recaro ProSport model 385 child restraints, manufactured from June 16, 2010, through January 31, 2013. When the affected child […]

RECALL: 1.9 million Graco SnugRides for stuck buckles

Report Receipt Date: JUN 30, 2014 NHTSA Campaign Number: 14C004000 Component(s): CHILD SEAT Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,910,102 Manufacturer: Graco Children’s Products Inc. SUMMARY: Graco Children’s Products (Graco) is recalling certain rear-facing child restraints manufactured between July 2010 and May 2013, models SnugRide, SnugRide Classic Connect (including Classic Connect 30 and 35), SnugRide 30, SnugRide 35, SnugRide Click Connect […]

Report: First Years exits the car seat business

The folks over at the are reporting that the First Years is exiting the car seat business. First Years owner Tomy markets car seats under the Lamaze, JJ Cole and Learning Curve brands. Tomy got into the car seat business when they acquired RC2 in 2011. RC2 and its sub-brand Learning Curve itself acquired the booster […]

2014 car seat update: what’s new, what’s next

We’re back from Nashville and the Lifesaver’s Conference, which focuses on child passenger safety (as well as teen driving and other road safety issues). Here’s an update for what’s new with car seats for 2014 and what’s next: • Diono said their trio of new convertible seats (Rainer, Pacifica, Olympia) will be begin shipping in May […]

RECALL: Baby Trend TrendZ and Fastback car seats

Report Receipt Date: APR 01, 2014 NHTSA Campaign Number: 14C002000 Component(s): CHILD SEAT Potential Number of Units Affected: 16,655 Child Restraints–Brand Name–Model–Production Dates BABY TREND TRENDZ FASTBACK 10/01/2011 – 07/31/2013 Manufacturer: BABY TREND INC., SUMMARY: Baby Trend, Inc. (Baby Trend) is recalling certain model year 2011 and 2012 TrendZ Fastback 3-in-1 child restraints, models FB60070 (Granite) and FB60408 (Jellybean), manufactured […]

RECALL: Evenflo car seats recalled for defective buckles

Evenflo Company, Inc. (Evenflo) is recalling certain convertible and harnessed child restraints, models Momentum 65 (including LX and DLX), Chase (including LX, DLX, and Select), Maestro (including Performance), Symphony (including 65, LX, 65 E3, and DLX), Snugli All-In-One, Snugli Booster, Titan 65, SureRide DLX, and Secure Kid (including LX, DLX, 100, 300, and 400). The […]

RECALL: Combi Coccoro car seats for defective harnesses

Report Receipt Date: JUN 11, 2013 NHTSA Campaign Number: 13C002000 Component(s): CHILD SEAT Potential Number of Units Affected: 33,139 Child Restraints Brand NameModelProduction Dates COMBI8220 (COCCORO)09/03/2010 – 12/05/2012 COMBI8815 (ZEUS TURN)02/25/2009 – 05/24/2013 COMBI8836 (ZEUS 360)08/10/2010 – 05/24/2012 Manufacturer: Combi USA, Inc. SUMMARY: Combi USA, Inc. (Combi) is recalling certain model 8220 (Coccoro) child restraints manufactured January 6, 2009, through […]

CAR SEAT RECALL: Orbit G2 car seat bases

Manufacturer: Orbit Baby, Inc. SUMMARY: Orbit Baby, Inc. (Orbit) is recalling certain G2 Car Seat Bases, Model No. ORB822000, manufactured from March 20, 2013, through July 20, 2013, with batch numbers A0840, A0860, or A0880. The StrongArm Knob component of the Orbit Baby G2 Car Seat Base intended to secure the seat’s base, may become detached […]