Britax recalls over 207K infant seats due to choking hazard

by Sophie Craig June 23, 2017, 3:43
Britax recalls over 207K infant seats due to choking hazard

Auto seat and stroller manufacturer Britax announced this week that it is recalling more than 200,000 vehicle seats after customers reported that seats' chest clips can break, posing a choking hazard for young children.

Included in the recall are B-Safe 35, B-Safe 35 Elite and BOB B-Safe 35 infant vehicle seat models. Check the company's website to enter the serial number of your auto seat to see if the recall affects you.

If you own a Britax B-Safe carseat you should check to see if it's part of the company's latest safety recall covering 207,000 safety seats.

They said no choking injuries related to the buckle have been reported. Owners can also call the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration at 888-327-4236 or visit www.safercar.gov for more.

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The recall was expected to begin June 21, 2017.

The company is sending a free remedy kit to owners who have registered their product.

The U.K. -based manufacturer says the center tab on the chest clip can break, creating a choking hazard for anyone riding in the seat.


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