Monday, February 21, 2011

Car Seat Recall Notice!!

Recall issued by Health Canada: February 15, 2011

Full Product Description:

This recall involves certain Cosco, Safety 1st, Eddie Bauer, Schwinn and Maxi-Cosi branded child restraints manufactured from May 1, 2008 through April 30, 2009. Some of the recalled child restraints were sold as part of a travel system, which includes a stroller, an infant car seat/carrier, and a car seat base. The stroller portion is not affected by this recall.The model number and date code can be found on a label on the back or the side of the child restraint. The following brands and model numbers are included in this recall.

Please visit the Health Canada Website to see a listing of Brands and Manufacturer's Numbers, steps to follow and for more information:

Hazard Identified:

The harness adjustment strap can become loose during normal use. If the harness system loosens, the child or infant may not be fully protected in a motor vehicle collision. This could lead to serious injury. Transport Canada has received 10 complaints where the design's harness system would loosen during normal use, with no reported injuries.Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians as related to the use of these car seats.

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