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Alpha Elite and Eddie Bauer Comfort Infant Car Seats Recalled

Date:
November 21, 2006
Category:
Car Seats
Company/Brand:
Dorel Juvenile Group
The Danger:
One or more of the six screws in the handle may become loose, posing a choking hazard for children.
Description:
The recall includes 67,276 Alpha Elite and Eddie Bauer Comfort Infant Car Seats. Only those seats manufactured between July 26, 2005, and February 28, 2006, are affected. The model number and date of manufacture may be found on a sticker located on the side or back of the car seat.
Alpha Elite Comfort Infant Car Seats
  • 22331 BLA
  • 22332 RLA
Eddie Bauer Comfort Infant Car Seats
  • 22631 LNG
  • 22630 AFD
  • 22630 BAL
  • 22630 FTM
  • 22630 HPN
  • 22630 LRS
  • 22630 LKM
The 22630 models are part of the 01726 Eddie Bauer Integrated Travel System.
Sold At:
Mass merchandisers and department stores.
What To Do:
Dorel will notify all registered owners. Those who have not registered their product should complete the online customer satisfaction program registration process at djgusa.com, safety1st.com, or djgusa.com/eddiebauer. You may also e-mail the company at comfortinfant@djgusa.com, call (877) 229-1374 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT, or send a fax to (800) 207-8182.
You can use the car seat until you get the repair kit, but in the meantime, you should make sure the handle trim screws have not loosened. The handle trim screws do not affect the performance of the car seat in the vehicle.
For More Information:
http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/childseat.cfm